Best Playing XI of T20 World Cup 2024

Best Playing XI of T20 World Cup 2024
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The ninth edition of the extravaganza T20 World Cup being played in the USA and West Indies, ended a week earlier with some nail-biting performances, leaving one and all taken aback. India emerged champions, creating history against South Africa in the title clash—their first ICC trophy since 2013.

The best playing XI of this tournament then emerges as outstanding players who set new records on behalf of their teams to prove an improvement in competitiveness and talent in T20 cricket worldwide.

Best Playing XI of T20 World Cup 2024

Here is the Best Playing XI of the T20 World Cup 2024:

Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan, Wicketkeeper-Batter)

With 281 runs in 8 matches he had, Gurbaz seemed to be leading the run charts consistently. His highest score read 80 while his average and strike rate were maintained at 35.12 and 124.33 respectively.

Rohit Sharma (India, Captain)

The captain of India scored 257 runs in 8 matches with a high score of 92. With an average of 36.71 and a strike rate of 156.70, Sharma guided India to the final when his side batted aggressively yet strategically.

Quinton de Kock, South Africa, Wicketkeeper-Batter

De Kock compiled 243 runs in the 9 matches with a highest score of 74. He averaged 27.00 and had a strike rate of 140.46 with a variety of critical knocks along South Africa’s journey to the final.

Nicholas Pooran – West Indies, WK-Batter

Pooran scored 288 runs in 7 matches, along with his highest of 98. He averaged 38.00 with a strike rate of 146.15 and was instrumental in some fine performances by the West Indies.

Marcus Stoinis (Australia, All-Rounder)

He was the standout all-rounder, with a collective of 169 runs in 7 matches and gathering 10 wickets. The aggressive all-rounder averaged 42.25 with the bat with a strike rate of 164.07, almost paired with a bowling average of 15.10.

Hardik Pandya, Vice-Captain, India

Pandya scored 144 runs in 8 matches, with 9 wickets in his bag. His best was 50*, with an average of 48, along with a strike rate of 151.57, proving vital both in batting and bowling.

Fazalhaq Farooqi—Afghanistan, Pacer

Farooqi bowled exceedingly well to take 17 wickets off 8 matches; 5/9 was his best. He had a bowling average of 9.41 and an economy rate of 6.31.

Rashid Khan (Afghanistan, Spin All-Rounder and Captain)

Rashid took 14 wickets in 8 matches at truly sensational averages of 12.78 with an economy rate of 6.17; under his leadership, Afghanistan also made it to their first-ever T20 World Cup semis.

Anrich Nortje (South Africa, Pacer)

Nortje issued a claim for 15 wickets in 9 matches at an average of 13.40 with an economy of 5.74; his team, South Africa, reached the final of the T20 World Cup for the very first time.

Jasprit Bumrah (India, Pacer)

Bumrah returned with figures of 15 wickets from 8 matches, with an outstanding bowling average of 8.15 and economy rate of 4.17 that proved invaluable in the title-winning run.

Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa, Spinner)

Shamsi returned with figures of 11 wickets from 5 matches at an average of 9.27 and an economy rate of 7.37, turning in some vital performances throughout the tournament.

This edition of the T20 World Cup has been representative of the talent depth and growing competitiveness in T20 cricket; it has been an unforgettable tournament with scintillating team and player performances.

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