Rachin Ravindra, at 23 of age, amassed 578 runs, breaking records and proving a valuable asset for New Zealand.
Sri Lanka's Dilshan Madushanka, a standout fast bowler, took 21 wickets with powerplay impact, echoing legends Vaas and Malinga.
South Africa's Marco Jansen, a left-arm bowler with lethal short balls, claimed 17 wickets but faced challenges in the semi-final
Proteas' Gerald Coetzee with 20 wickets, stood out with an effective bowling style, resembling Donald and Rabada.
Afghan debutant Azmatullah Omarzai impressed with 353 runs and seven wickets, showcasing all round excellence in the 2023 World Cup.