The ongoing T20 World Cup 2022 is a celebration of cricket, as the best players from across the globe gathered in Australia to battle it out in the shortest format. With so many star names headlining the global spectacle, there will be some stars who could potentially outshine all others.
Here's a list of the top 5 players to watch out for during the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.
A player who has been a model of consistency, Devon Conway missed a major chunk of IPL 2022 for CSK but gave promising glimpses and he has continued that rich vein of form throughout the year. Fans will be hoping that Conway can continue his dominance in white ball cricket and propel the Kiwis all the way to the World Cup title.
Australia's swashbuckling opener David Warner will have the home advantage during the T20 World Cup and he will be hoping to continue his excellent run of form from last year's World Cup in UAE. His form was one of the key reasons behind Australia's triumph, having scored 289 runs, and of late, Warner has continued his purple patch. Another player will be a must-watch during the World Cup.
From the world's number, 2 ranked to the number 1 ranked batsman, Mohammad Rizwan has been a model of consistency in the Pakistani side which has struggled of late. being the second-highest run-scorer in T20I cricket in the year 2022, Rizwan finished as the highest run-scorer during Asia Cup 2022, and he also starred for Babar Azam's side at last year's T20 World Cup, scoring 281 runs including three half centuries.
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The English white-ball captain is, without a shadow of a doubt, one of the foremost T20 openers in international cricket today. He has 2377 T20I runs at an average of 33.95 with one hundred and 17 fifties. Jos Buttler, who plays for Rajasthan Royals in the IPL, was the leading run-scorer last season, with 863 runs at a strike rate of 149.05, scoring four hundred. He was also named the Player of the Tournament.
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Suryakumar Yadav is in the form of his life in the year 2022 and he will be hoping to carry his side through to World Cup glory. Surya will be India's batting linchpin at the 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia. He has 1045 runs in 34 T20Is at an impressive average of 38.70. Currently ranked at number 2 in the ICC T20I batsmen rankings, SKY is also the highest run-scorer in the shortest format in 2022, having scored 801 runs. He will definitely be one of the players to watch out for.