ICC Men's T20 Team of the Year 2022 Announced, 3 Indians And 2 Pakistan Players Included

Updated - 23 Jan 2023, 04:20 PM

ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year 2022
ICC Men's T20I Team of the Year 2022. Pic Credits: Twitter.

The World Cricket witnessed scintillating action in the 2022 Calendar Year as England got crowned T20 Champions for a second time after 2010. England made a terrific comeback after losing against Ireland in the Group stage where not many gave them a chance.

Skipper Jos Buttler was instrumental where in 15 matches in 2022, he scored 462 runs at a strike rate of 160.41. The right-handed batter managed to score 225 runs in 6 matches in the T20 WC where his match-winning knock against India in Semi Final of 80 runs in 49 balls was quite decisive where he struck 9 fours and 3 sixes.

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Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler. Pic Credits: Twitter.

Mohammad Rizwan & Suryakumar Yadav Shines in 2022

Pakistani batter Mohammad Rizwan was the backbone of the Men in Green. He amassed 996 runs in the calendar year as he smashed 10 half-centuries. The batter scored 175 runs in the T20 WC. Suryakumar Yadav was the stand-out performer in 2022 as he scored 1164 runs which included 2 hundreds and 9 half-centuries with a strike rate of 187.43. In T20 WC he scored 239 runs with a strike rate of 189.68.

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Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav (Image Credits: Twitter)

Virat Kohli & Sam Curran Dazzle in 2022

The former T20I skipper Virat Kohli had a dream 2022 year as the batter rediscovered his mojo. He scored 276 runs in 5 matches and was quite ruthless in his approach. The batter’s knock of 82 runs in 53 balls where he struck 6 fours and 4 sixes against Pakistan was the highlight of the tournament.

Virat Kohli (PC-AP)
Virat Kohli

Sam Curran was the man of the tournament as he played a vital role in England’s triumph. He took 13 wickets in 6 matches and was the go-to bowler for the skipper Jos Buttler. He had taken a 5-wicket haul against Afghanistan and later in final wrecked Pakistan’s batting lineup where he took 3 wickets for 12 runs.

Men’s T20I team of the year: Jos Buttler (c, wk), Mohammad Rizwan, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Glenn Phillips, Sikandar Raza, Hardik Pandya, Sam Curran, Wanindu Hasaranga, Haris Rauf, Josh Little.

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