Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan has named his ICC World Cup 2023 team of the tournament. He named Rohit Sharma as the captain of the team and apart from him he included 4 more Indians in his team of the tournament.
Quinton de Kock and Rohit Sharma are the two openers who made it into Irfan Pathan’s team for the ICC World Cup 2023. The South Africa opener signed off from ODIs on high as he ended the tournament as the second-highest run-getter. The Indian captain was at his best at the top as he took the attack to the bowlers and scored 597 runs in the tournament.
Virat Kohli had a breakout season as he scored 765 runs batting at No.3. He ended the tournament as the leading run-getter. Apart from him, Irfan Pathan backed Daryl Mitchell at no.4 and Rachin Ravindra at No.5. The Kiwi duo was exceptional in the tournament as they played a massive role for their team. The former scored 552 runs whereas Ravindra amassed 578 runs in the 10 games that he played in the tournament.
At No.6. Glenn Maxwell was picked by him as the all-rounder was exceptional throughout the entire tournament. He slammed two magnificent centuries in the World Cup with his best coming against Afghanistan where he smashed 201 runs.
Marco Jansen is the pace bowling all-rounder in Irfan Pathan’s team as he was staggering with the ball. He picked 17 wickets with the ball and was handy with the ball as well. Apart from him. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Gerald Coetzee are the pacers in his team.
Mohammed Shami ended the tournament as the highest wicket-taker whereas Bumrah scalped 20 wickets in 11 matches. Adam Zampa is the only frontline spinner in Irfan Pathan’s team. The Australian leg-spinner picked 23 wickets to end as the second leading wicket-taker in the tournament.
Irfan Pathan picks his ICC World Cup 2023 of the tournament
Here is Irfan Pathan’s ICC World Cup 2023 of the tournament
Rohit Sharma (c)
Quinton de Kock (wk)
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