After the campaign’s league stage, Virat Kohli was elected captain of the Cricket World Cup 2023 Team of the Tournament. Four Indians in all were selected.
India, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand have advanced to the semi-finals of the Cricket World Cup 2023 league stage. Of the ten teams that took part in the competition, India was the only one that had not dropped a single game. Understandably, Indian players dominated as Cricket Australia selected the ‘team of the tournament’ after the league stage of the competition. After joining the 12-man squad along with players like Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli was named the team’s “captain.”
India has performed admirably overall so far in the competition, with each player helping the team achieve its objective of winning the championship. Throughout the league season, New Zealand won five of their nine games, while South Africa and Australia each lost two.
Cricket World Cup 2023 Team of the Tournament:
Quinton de Kock (South Africa): De Kock has amassed 591 runs at an average of 65.67 in 9 games. Throughout the competition, he scored four hundreds at a strike rate of 109.2. His best result was 174.
David Warner (Australia): In nine games, the leadoff hitter scored 499 runs at a strike rate of 105.5 and an average of 55.44. Throughout the competition, he achieved two hundred and two fifties, with his best score being 163.
Rachin Ravindra (New Zealand): With a strike percentage of 70.63, the Kiwi sensation scored 565 goals in 9 games. During the league season, he also scored three hundred and two half-centuries, the finest of which was 123 not out. During the event, he also claimed five wickets at an economy rate of 5.68.
India’s talisman, Virat Kohli, has amassed 594 runs with a strike rate of 88.50 and an average of 99.00 thus far in the competition. To far, he has amassed 2 century and 5 fifties, the best of them being 103 not-out.
Aiden Markram (South Africa): Markram has amassed 396 runs at an average of 49.50 and a strike rate of 114.50. He has also led South Africa in select games. His best score to far is 106. He has one hundred and three fifty to his credit.
Glenn Maxwell: With some brilliant knocks, the Australian all-rounder has solidified his legacy in World Cup history. With a 152.7 strike-rate, he has amassed 397 runs in 7 games. His best score was 201 not-out out of his two hundreds. At an economy rate of 4.95, he has claimed 5 wickets with the ball.
South Africa’s Marco Jansen is a lanky all-rounder who has amassed 157 runs at a strike rate of 111.3 in 8 games. In the competition, he has also earned a fifty. At an economy rate of 6.40, he has claimed 17 wickets with the ball.
(India) Ravindra Jadeja: With a strike-rate of 115.6, the all-around player has amassed 111 runs in 9 games. He has taken 16 wickets with the ball so far at a very good economy rate of 3.96.
Mohammed Shami (India): Shami has 16 wickets in his kity this World Cup at an economy rate of 4.78, despite only having played 5 matches. In the competition, he has also claimed two 5-wicket totals.
Australia’s Adam Zampa: With 22 wickets in 9 games, the spinner has lit up the World Cup. Additionally, he has so far in the competition a good economy rate of 5.27.
Jasprit Bumrah (India): Bumrah is one of the tournament’s top wicket-takers with 17 scalps. His economy rate when giving out runs is 3.65.
Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka):As the 12th man in the tournament, Dislshan has a whopping 21 wickets in 9 matches to his name. During a campaign in which the Lankans failed to even make it to the semifinals, his economy rate was 6.70.