6 Most Impactful Players of ICC T20 World Cup 2024 

6 Most Impactful Players of ICC T20 World Cup 2024 

The ICC T20 World Cup is around the corner, and all 20 teams are ready to showcase their prowess. For the first time in the history of the T20 World Cup, three new teams are participating in the tournament.

With the IPL over and the T20 World Cup starting, cricket fans are set to embark on an exciting journey. While fans enjoyed the play of well-known T20 players in the IPL, the T20 World Cup is set to introduce some new heroes.

The addition of three completely new teams to the tournament will definitely elevate the excitement. Uganda, the US, and Canada are the teams playing in their first ICC Tournament.

Although all the teams will participate with their strongest squads, some players will definitely make headlines in this ICC T20 World Cup.

Here is the list of the six most impactful players of the T20 World Cup:

Will Jacks

  • William George Jacks, also known as Will Jacks, is poised to be one of the most impactful players of the tournament. Will plays for the England cricket team, and on his day, he can completely destroy the opposition.
  • Will Jacks is a ruthless right-handed batsman who plays as an all-rounder for the England team.
  • T20 Stats: Will Jacks has played a total of 12 T20 International matches. He has scored a total of 218 runs with a strike rate of 151. However, these statistics do not fully reflect how dangerous he really is.

Suryakumar Yadav

  • Suryakumar Yadav, also known as SKY, is probably the most dangerous batsman in this T20 World Cup. His range of creative shots can dismantle any world-class bowling lineup. Surya is known as the new Mr. 360 of cricket after the great ABD.
  • Suryakumar Yadav is a super-fast specialist batsman for the Indian cricket team.
  • T20 Stats: The new Mr. 360 is currently the world’s number-one batsman in the T20 format. Surya has played a total of 37 T20 international matches, scoring 773 runs with an impressive strike rate of 171. Maintaining this strike rate after playing more than 35 matches is outstanding. However, Surya often plays with a 200+ strike rate.

Travis Head

  • Travis Head is set to be one of the most destructive batsmen of the T20 World Cup 2024. His batting in the IPL 2024 and his collaboration with Abhishek Sharma demonstrate how dangerous he is in this format.
  • Travis is part of the Australian T20 World Cup squad and plays as a specialist wicketkeeper-batsman. He is a left-hand batsman.
  • T20 Stats: Travis Head has played a total of 26 T20 International matches, scoring 656 runs with a strike rate of 147.

Monank Patel

  • The skipper of the United States cricket team, Monank Patel, can be a dangerous batsman in the T20 World Cup. Additionally, with almost half of the tournament taking place in the United States, Monank will have a home advantage.
  • Although he has no experience in playing in a major tournament like the T20 World Cup, his excellent technique cannot be underestimated. Monank is a specialist wicketkeeper-batsman for the US team.
  • T20 Stats: Monank Patel has played a total of 25 T20 International matches, scoring 141 runs with a strike rate of 131.

Jake Fraser-McGurk (Reserve)

  • Jake Fraser-McGurk ranks among the top 5 in the category of most destructive batsmen in the IPL 2024. His style of play and ability to hit big shots make him stand out. On his day, Jake Fraser can win matches single-handedly.
  • Jake also plays for the Australian cricket team. However, in this ICC T20 tournament, Jake is not part of the 15-member squad but will travel with the team as a reserve player. He is a right-hand specialist batsman.
  • T20 Stats: Jake has played 0 T20 Internationals.

Shivam Dube

  • Shivam Dube is another all-rounder batsman from the Indian cricket team. He is one of the most dangerous batsmen participating in the T20 World Cup. Dube is a lower-order batsman with the ability to hit big sixes.
  • Shivam Dube’s recent form in the IPL is a testament to his batting skills. Additionally, he can take wickets with the ball.
  • T20 Stats: Dube has played a total of 21 T20 International matches, scoring 276 runs with a strike rate of 145.

    Since cricket is a game of uncertainties, it would be unfair to other great players to say that only the names in the list have the ability to change matches. Many legends are still there who can win matches single handedly. 

    Also read: Top Six Participants of ICC T20 World Cup and their Squads 

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