ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is set to be played in October-November later this year. 16 teams will compete against each other in the tournament which will be played in UAE and Oman from October 17 to November 14, 2021. The tournament will be hosted by BCCI. Since the tournament will be played in the Asian subcontinent, current top Asian teams like India and Pakistan will have a good advantage in the tournament.
India and Pakistan have been two strong teams in ICC T20 World Cup history. India won the title in the tournament’s first edition in 2007 while Pakistan won the 2nd edition in 2009. Moreover, India finished as runners-up in the 2014 edition and reached the semi-final in the last edition in 2016.
On the other hand, Pakistan finished as runners-up in the 2007 edition and reached the semi-finals in the 2010 and 2012 editions. The credits for India and Pakistan’s success in ICC T20 World Cups go to few players who have executed magnificent performances during these tournaments in the past. Here we take a look at the best combined India-Pakistan XI of ICC T20 World Cup history.
Best Combined India-Pakistan XI Of The ICC T20 World Cup History
Rohit Sharma should be the opener of the combined India-Pakistan XI of ICC T20 World Cup history. The India cricketer has played for India in every edition of the T20I World Cup since 2007. The right-handed batsman has smashed 673 runs in 25 innings at an average of 39.58.
He is also the 2nd highest run-scorer for India in T20 WC tournaments. Sharma has also smacked 6 half-centuries with the highest knock of unbeaten 79 runs. The 34-year-old player has batted at a strike rate of 127+ in the tournament so far.