Top Five Batsman of T20 World Cup: The bugle of the great Kumbh of cricket has sounded. However, the qualifying matches of the 2021 T20 World Cup are being played right now. The Super 12 stage of the tournament will start from 23 October. A total of eight teams are participating in the qualifying stage. Out of this, four teams will qualify for the Super 12 and then from October 23, there will be a battle between 12 teams for the trophy. Let us know which five batsmen in the tournament are going to be eyeing the world.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has already announced that he will quit the captaincy of Team India in T20 Internationals after this World Cup. In such a situation, this will be his first and last T20 World Cup as a captain. Virat Kohli has played innings of 78*, 36* and 55* against Pakistan in T20 World Cup. Kohli also became the player of the match in 2 out of 3 matches. He is yet to get out in the T20 World Cup against Pakistan.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam is running in excellent form. He is also the highest run-scorer in T20 Internationals since 2016. Babar scored a half-century against West Indies in the warm-up match of the 2021 T20 World Cup. Babar has 2204 runs in 61 matches of T20 International at an average of 46.89. He has scored a century in this format.
Indian team opener KL Rahul is running in excellent form. Rahul, who scored more than 600 runs in IPL 2021, also played a match-winning innings of 51 runs against England in the warm-up match of the 2021 T20 World Cup. He is the biggest contender to score the most runs in the 2021 T20 World Cup. In 48 T20 International matches, Rahul has 1557 runs in his name at an average of 39.92 and strike rate of 142.19. Rahul also has two centuries in T20 International to his name. In such a situation, Rahul would also like to perform brilliantly against Pakistan.
Australian all-rounder Glenn Maxwell, who scored more than 500 runs in IPL 2021, is also included in this list. Anyway, Maxwell likes UAE pitches very much. He plays freely here and makes big scores. Maxwell has 1780 runs in 72 T20 Internationals at a strike rate of 158.93.
South African wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock is also a big contender for the highest run scorer in the 2021 T20 World Cup. De Kock played for Mumbai Indians in the second half of IPL 2021 and also played brilliant innings in some matches. In such a situation, he can do wonders in the tournament.