ICC 2022 World Cup in Australia begins on October, 16 as 16 teams aim to reach the final and become world champions on Sunday 13 November. There is a qualification round that will be played among eight teams and will run until October, 21. Two games will be played each day of the qualification round and four teams will qualify for Super 12s. The action-packed Super 12s matches will kick off on October 22, 2022, when the host Australia takes on New Zealand.
In the Modern game, teams need quality all-rounders,s, especially in the T20 format. All-rounders provide balance to his team. A quality all-rounder can win you a game single handily in T20. In today’s blog, we are going to reveal the top five best all-rounders to watch out for in the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
ICC 2022 World Cup: Top Five All-Rounders To Watch Out For
#1. Hardik Pandya
The Indian all-rounder, Hardik Pandya is batting superbly in the recently concluded series and has also provided many important breakthroughs in the recent series. He looks complete package for the T20 format. Overall, he has appeared in 63 T20 games for India and scored 770 runs at a splendid strike rate of 147.2 and an average of 24.1. He also picked 48 wickets including two four-wicket hauls in his International T20 career.
#2. Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan has been phenomenal for Bangladesh Cricket Team and currently stands as the second-best all-rounder in the latest ICC Men’s All-round ranking in T20. The left-handed batter made his T20 debut in 2006 and since then he has played 99 International T20 games for Bangladesh. He has smacked 2010 runs at an average of 23.1 in his T20 career. He holds the record for most wickets in ICC T20 World Cup with 41 wickets.
#3. Liam Livingstone
Liam Livingstone, who is known for swash-buckling batting, is an all-rounder to watch out for in the upcoming ICC 2022 World Cup. Apart from his destructive batting, he is also known for his bowling. He can bowl both right-arm leg spin and off spin. Liam made his first appearance for England in T20 in 2017 and since then he has hit 342 runs at an average of 24.4 and a thunderstorm strike rate of 154.8. He also picked 12 wickets in his T20 career for England.
#4. Moeen Ali
The English all-rounder, Moeen Ali is currently in third place in ICC Men’s All-Rounders ranking in T20. The left-handed batter has struck 507 at a strike rate of 139.6, since 2014. He also hit four half-centuries in his 52 T20I matches. He also picked 36 wickets so far in the T20 format for England.
#5. Mitchell Marsh
Mitchell Marsh has been awesome in the last edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2021. Australia management send him at number 3 in the last WC T20 and he delivered with the bat. He provided the much-needed acceleration to Australia’s inning. Overall, Marsh has played 38 T20I matches for Australia and scored 896 runs at an average of 30.9 and a strike rate of 125.3. He also picked 15 scalps in his T20 career.