The demand for all-rounders has increased exponentially in T20 cricket. All the teams want to have players who can contribute in more than one facet of the game.
There is no denying that all-rounders play a pivotal role in T20 cricket. They add depth to the batting line-up and also provide an extra bowling option. The recently concluded T20 World Cup also saw all-rounders playing a crucial role for their respective teams.
Australia won the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 for the very first time in the history of the competition. They defeated New Zealand in the final by 8 wickets to win the title. Australia’s success in the tournament is also attributed to the fact that they had a lot of all-rounders in their team.
In this article, we take a look at the best five all-rounders of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
5 Best All-Rounders Of T20 World Cup 2021
Sri Lankan spinner, Wanindu Hasaranga showed in the tournament that why he is the number one ranked all-rounder in the ICC rankings. He was brilliant throughout the tournament, having picked wickets consistently. He finished the tournament as the leading wicket-taker. In 8 matches, he managed to pick 16 wickets at an average of 9.75.
Add to that, he scored 119 runs with the bat at a strike rate of close to 150. Wanindu Hasaranga played a big role for the team in the tournament and thus sits at the first position in our list.