The T20 carnival, 2022 Cricket World Cup will kick start on 16 October 2022. This time the event is hosted by the defending champion Australia. Seven Venues are chosen for hosting 45 matches of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 among sixteen teams. Eight teams got a direct pass for Super 12s, while the remaining eight teams will undergo a qualification round that is scheduled to play between October, 16 and October, 21. We will look at the possible best opening combination of pre-qualified eight teams for Super 12s.
Best Opening Pair of All Super 12 Teams in 2022 Cricket World Cup
India– Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul
The best opening combination for the Indian team is Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul. Both have good experience of T20 and are capable of batting attacking as well as sensible. Rohit Sharma has scored 2420 runs in 128 T20I, while KL Rahul has smashed 1831 runs in 56 T20I matches.
Australia– Aaron Finch and David Warner
Aaron Finch and David Warner provide a left-right opening combination. Finch has scored 2855 runs in 92 T20I, while David has smacked 2684 runs in 91 T20I at a splendid strike rate of 140.9.
Pakistan– Babaz Azam and Mohammad Rizwan
The best opening combination for Pakistan in the 2022 Cricket World Cup is Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan. Azam has scored 1662 runs in 56 T20I and Rizwan has scored 2686 runs in 74 T20I games.
England– Jason Roy and Jos Buttler
Both Jos Buttler and Jason Roy are very dangerous batsmen. Jos has scored 2162 runs in 91 T20I, while his partner Roy has smashed 1477 runs in 61 T20I.
New Zealand– Devon Conway and Martin Guptill
Devan Conway has played 20 T20I games and scored 602 at an impressive average of 50.17 and strike rate of 139.35. Martin Guptill has played 112 T20I games and scored 3299 runs.
South Africa– Quinton and Temba Bavuma
Quinton has scored 1863 runs in 64 T20I, while Temba has scored 722 runs in 19 T20I.
Bangladesh– Litton Das and Anamul Haque
Tamim Iqbal has announced retirement from T20 cricket. Liton Das and Anamul Haque are the best opening pair for Bangladesh. Liton Das has played 51 T20I and scored 980 runs at an avergae of 20.0 and strike rate of 122.2.
Afghanistan– Mohammad Shahzad and Hashmatullah Shahidi
Mohammad Shahzad and Hashmatullah Shahidi are the best opening combination for Afghanistan in the 2022 Cricket T20 World Cup. Mohammad Shahzad has scored 1508 runs in 70 International T20 matches.