Cricket legends pick their Top Five Players ahead of T20 World Cup

With the T20 World Cup 2022 simply lower than a month away, former cricketers and followers are busy itemizing out their greatest groups and greatest gamers to be careful for this version of the cup. From former Aussie nice Mark Waugh to legendary Ricky Ponting and former Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene, all have picked their prime 5 gamers from all of the groups.

Within the build-up to the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia, which begins on September 23, Waugh was talking on cricket present ‘The ICC Overview’. Waugh saved Indian speedster Jaspreet Bumrah on the highest of the 5 gamers he’s looking forward to on this planet cup.“I feel he’s a improbable bowler in all codecs, truly. His potential to get wickets in T20 cricket is essential. He can bowl on the demise and he can bowl up entrance,” Waugh stated, praising Bumrah’s versatility.

Jasprit Bumrah (File)

Mark Waugh’s prime 5 gamers
1. Jasprit Bumrah
2. Shaheen Shah Afridi
3. Rashid Khan
4. Jos Buttler
5. Glenn Maxwell

Earlier in the identical present, Ricky Ponting was requested to pick out the primary 5 gamers he would select for a World T20I crew and to everybody’s shock, the previous batting nice put Bumrah at quantity 5 within the Prime 5 gamers’ record. Placing Rashid Khan at #1, Ponting stated, ” I’ve truly gone with Rashid Khan at primary, and the rationale I thought of that was if we truly had a participant occasion in an IPL public sale now and there was no wage cap, he’s most likely the one which’s going to go for essentially the most sum of money.”

Ricky Ponting’s prime 5 gamers
1. Rashid Khan
2. Babar Azam
3. Hardik Pandya
4. Jos Buttler
5. Jasprit Bumrah

One other cricketer who additionally picked his prime 5 gamers was former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene. Mahela had 4 gamers the identical as Waugh in his prime 5, with Pakistan opener Mohammad Rizwan his solely level of distinction. Nevertheless, he additionally picked Rashid Khan as primary among the many 5 gamers hello picked. “For me, the bowlers are an important facet of T20 cricket and Rashid Khan is a correct spinner that may bat,” Jayawardene instructed Sanjana Ganesan.

“He’s an excellent quantity seven or quantity eight batter and you need to use him in several circumstances relying in your combos. He may bowl in several phases of an innings like through the Powerplay, the center overs and likewise on the demise he isn’t a foul possibility relying on the situations, so Rashid could be my first choose,” Jayawardena additional added.

Mahela Jayawardene’s prime 5 gamers
1. Rashid Khan
2. Shaheen Shah Afridi
3. Jasprit Bumrah
4. Jos Buttler
5. Mohd Rizwan


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