Finalists dominate Cricket World Cup Team of the Tournament

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The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 showcased exceptional individual performances during its seven-week duration of premier international competition. Finalists dominate Cricket World Cup Team of the Tournament. The following are the members of the official ICC Team of the Tournament.

  1. Quinton de Kock (week) from South Africa

Throughout the group stage, South Africa’s opener was in sensational form, amassing four centuries, one of which was a monumental 174 against Bangladesh at the Wankhede Stadium.

Throughout the tournament, Quinton de Kock amassed 594 runs at a strike rate of 107.02. Only Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli of India scored more.

  1. Rohit Sharma (c) from India

With 597 runs scored, the India captain and opener set the tone for the hosts at the top of the order; only his compatriot Virat Kohli scored more.

Read more: South African Spirits Are Broken As Australia Sets Its World Cup Final Against India.

Seventh-highest among men’s Cricket World Cup participants, Rohit’s total falls 51 runs short of his personal best at the 2019 tournament in England.

Rather than their quantity, the characteristics of the opener’s runs were more significant; his strike-rate of 125.94 was the highest among the top-four batters in the tournament. Only Heinrich Klassen and Glenn Maxwell scored at a faster rate among the recognised specialist batsmen of the World Cup.

  1. Virat Kohli, representing India

At the men’s Cricket World Cup, Virat Kohli scored the most runs ever scored by an individual batter, capping an all-time outstanding run of form.

At an average of 96.62, his 765 runs surpassed the prior record held by Sachin Tendulkar (673 in 2003).

Kohli failed to score at least a fifty in only two of his eleven innings. Furthermore, with his three hundreds during the tournament, he surpassed Tendulkar as the player with the most in the annals of the format to amass 50 career ODI tonnes.

  1. Mitchell Daryl (New Zealand)

New Zealand advanced to the semi-finals by accumulating an enormous number of runs, and Daryl Mitchell was instrumental in that.

With a strike-rate of 111.06 and an average of 69, he amassed 552 runs in nine innings, demonstrating his tremendous versatility by at times creating platforms and at others increasing the scoring rate.

His valiant 134 against India in a losing cause in the semi-final was crucial for his team.

  1. Australia’s Glenn Maxwell

There were two all-time moments with the bat during The Big Show. With forty balls, his century against the Netherlands was the quickest ever scored at a Men’s Cricket World Cup.

However, his assault on Afghanistan was even more remarkable. 

Maxwell produced arguably the greatest individual innings in history, scoring 201* off 128 deliveries while Australia trailed by 91/7. He withstood pressure, Afghanistan’s spinners and crippling cramp to help his team cross the finish line.