Despite not winning the 2019 Cricket World Cup, India will certainly be placed as favorites to win the 2020 T20 World Cup in Australia. Virat Kohli-led unit have plenty of options with bat and ball in the T20 format. The likes of Lokesh Rahul, Yuzvendra Chahal and Shreyas Iyer have consistently well for the side in the shortest format of the game.
India will be desperate to break their trophy drought in Australia in the seventh edition of T20 World Cup. So, we have picked up three key players that can help India win their second T20 title in Australia.
There is no doubt that he is going through purple patch with the bat in the past 12 months. Swashbuckling opener has been a consistent performer for India in the T20 format. Since May 2016, Sharma is the leading run-scorer for the side in the T20 format. In 48 T20I matches, Sharma has accumulated 1481 runs at an average of 34.44 with a strike rate of 151.12. He has smashed three centuries and eleven half-centuries during this period.
Indian Captain will be looking to prove his critics wrong and win the 2020 T20 World Cup in Australia in October. He is considered premier batsman for India across all three formats. Since taking over captaincy duties, Kohli has remarkable consistency with the bat and plundered runs across different conditions against different oppositions.
If India aims to win the T20 World Cup, Kohli will need to pile on the runs with the bat in the competition. Since May 2016, Kohli has scored 1153 runs in 39 T20I matches at an average of 42.70 with eight half-centuries to his name.
Without any doubt, Virat Kohli will hold the key to India’s chances in this year’s competition.
Premier pacer will be looking to make an impact with the ball for India in the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia. Bumrah is the only bowler in world cricket who has knack of picking up wickets with the new and old ball.
Since May 2016, Bumrah has claimed 40 wickets at a superb economy rate of 6.67. Despite struggling to do well in recent times, Bumrah will be geared up to deliver his best with the ball in the T20 World Cup in Australia.