ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is here to enthrall fans after a gap of five years. The first ICC cricket event will be played between India and Pakistan. Fans are really excited and are all pumped up with enthusiasm. Before the opening of a clash between both teams, experts are speculating the high voltage event with a close look. The main focus will be on these 5 players in the India Vs Pakistan contest. Let’s have a look at it.
5 Players To Look Upon In India Vs Pakistan
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli has proved his mettle in the previous 3 editions of the T20 World Cup. So, all eyes will be set on him in this World Cup. Kohli’s record makes him one of the top Indian players in the history of Indian Cricket.
This 32-year old batsman has scored 777 runs in 16 matches with an amazing average of 86.33. He also holds the record of scoring the highest runs (3159 runs) in T20 internationals.
Despite having lots of records, winning an ICC trophy for India is still a big dream for him. After T20 he will step down as Indian Captain.
Hopes he brings T20 World Cup glory home soon!
2. Jasprit Bumrah
After the outbreak of coronavirus, Jasprit Bumrah will lead India in the ICC T20 World Cup. This will be his second appearance in the T20, having played in 2016’s World Cup.
He has taken 4 wickets in 5 matches with an average of 38.25 in the tournament. Currently, the player is in his phenomenal form with being the highest wicket-taker in 14 matches.
The 27-year old pacer is all set to express his presense with an unorthodox bowling action. UAE’s spin-friendly pitches will allow this Yorker to give his best.
3. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma, popularly known as “HITMAN” is the first Indian to play all 7 editions of the T20 World Cup since 2007. He is an essential part of the Indian Cricket Team due to his remarkable shots.
The player has played 28 T20 WC games and scored 673 runs with an average of 39.58. He is also the highest run-getter with 2864 runs in 111 matches.
Rohit is Kohli’s descendant as Indian T20 captain.
4. Rishabh Pant
This is going to be the first ICC tournament that doesn’t have MS Dhoni as wicketkeeper. Rishabh Pant will fill the gap in this T20 World Cup.
Rishabh Pant has shown tremendous improvement and has emerged as the best batsman for the Indian Cricket Team across all formats.
Pant has made 512 runs in 33 T20’s and is one of the best finishers. He has also scored 419 runs in 16 matches of IPL 2021 with an average of 34.91.
5. Babar Azam
Babar Azam is an in-form batsman who has successfully placed himself in ICC Men’s ranking. He will be leading the Pakistan team against the Indian team.
The whole team will rely on his power-hitting and solidity skills. He has smashed 2202 runs in 61 matches since his first debut in 2016 with an average of 47 runs per innings.
Despite the fact Babar Azam is criticized for his slow start, he has successfully registered Pakistan with big totals.
This 27-year-old wishes to establish his authority against the opposition team.
Both the team hope to build enough pressure to win the first match of ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
Let’s see who’s going to make his country proud on 24th October 2021.