After 29 days of non-stop riveting games of cricket, the World saw a new T20 World Cup champion. Australia registered a comprehensive 8-wicket win over New Zealand in the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 to lift their maiden title in the history of T20 cricket. Both the teams never won a T20 World Cup title before.
Kane Williamson’s sensational 85-run knock off 48 balls gave New Zealand the best chance of winning the game. However, despite scoring a par score of 172 runs in the first innings, the Blackcaps failed to defend that as most of their bowlers had a bad day at the office. David Warner (53 off 38) and Mitchell Marsh (77 off 50) played exceptional knocks under pressure to help Australia chase down the score in 18.5 overs.
The T20 World Cup 2021 witnessed some mouth-watering performances from several young cricketers. Apart from experienced campaigners, a lot of youngsters also made headlines for exhibiting notable performances. The young guns from different teams grabbed attention with stirring performances on the biggest stage. Here’s a look at five youngsters who impressed the most in T20 World Cup 2021.
5 Youngsters Who Impressed The Most In T20 World Cup 2021
Charith Asalanka is one of the finds for Sri Lanka in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021. The stylish left-handed batsman has impressed one and all with his fearless approach and outstanding strokeplay.
He brought a sense of calm while batting at number three. Despite early wickets at the top, Asalanka held firm at one end and carried Sri Lanka single-handedly in the tournament.
He was pretty consistent both during Super 12 and the first round of the tournament. The southpaw finished the season as the fifth-highest run-scorer. In 6 matches, he scored 231 runs at an average of 46.20.