Eyeing the performances of the players in the ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 live is now the trend. Global audience is now monitoring the rankings. As the athletes show their abilities, fan all around the globe, on the other hand, are placing their bets to their star players.
Like any sporting event, there are these leading players, who have showcased their bests in batting performances. Most of these athletes have already established their names. Their record shows that their previous plays have something to do with their career best rating. There are those who made their first ranks, while there are also those who maintained their fame.
1. Virat Kohli, India
This right-handed player has already built a good reputation as one of the finest batsmen. As described, he has a very strong and flexible grip. His abilities to smash the ball down to a particular area in the field has wowed even his opponents. The successive wins since 2010 has contributed much to his fame in the global sport.
2. Rohit Sharma, India
The next in rank is fortunately from the same competing country. So far the second best in rank, yet nobody can take away the record he made. He was the first player who scored the multiple double hundreds, making his mark in the ODI history. What brought him down was the injury on his hand, during one of his plays, yet in 2014, he came back with a bang, beating his best to hit 264 against Sri Lanka.
3. Ross Taylor, New Zealand
The one who rank first next to the Indian players is Taylor. He is tagged to be the brightest Kiwi talent. His big break in this cricket world cup competition was paved when he made his abilities known during the 2006 international cricket. His showmanship was already noticed by the selectors, which highlight his potentials of becoming the team captain. As a sports expert describes him, Taylor shows the ability to combine different offense moves, matched with defense.
4. Quinton de Kock, South Africa
He started young as 16 years old when he made his abilities known in his country’s first class arena. He was observed to be a left-handed batsman, a very aggressive one. It was the year 2013 when he was chosen to become part of the ODI team, as a replacement to AB de Villers. His plays did not stand out during the early years of his career, yet the selectors gave him more opportunities. He excelled hitting 342 runs and in 2014, he was franchised by Delhi to play for them. As he started young, commentators believe that this kid could be the South Africa’s next big thing.
5. Faf du Plessis, South Africa
He started low in his career as an athlete as being one of the inexperienced players. However, with the showcased determination to wave the banner of his national team, he was constantly chosen to be a member of the squad. He managed to excel in the local tournaments, which gave him the key to be hired as player in a 6-month contract with Lancashire. In the succeeding years, this talented batsman was hailed to be the South Africa’s test squad. He faced controversies in his career, yet his team stood by him.
6. Joe Root, England
Root became known for his performance during the match with Bangladesh in 2009. Since then, he has been compared to the best batsmen Boycott and Vaughan. His popularity was made possible because of his 1000 runs, which paved his way to become part of the England’s Lions. Despite the team’s struggle against Australian team, Root was noticed because of his admirable captaincy.
7. Babar Azam, Pakistan
He was given the responsibility of captaincy in 2012. What gave him this rank is that he is a holder of many records. First is the record of scoring the most runs in the first ODI Innings. Second, he is also the holder of the record as player scoring the most runs in a 3-match ODI series. Above all, Azam is the fastest batsman to break the record of Kohli.
8. Martin Guptill, New Zealand
He was known to be the “two toed” player in the field. He was admired of his determination despite losing three of his toes in an accident. Guptill was very resilient in overcoming the impacts of the truck accident as he did not use it as an excuse of playing low. This is the reason why the squad of New Zealand never had any second thoughts about trusting him to still play for the national team. He excelled in the 2015 ICC World Cup as the leading gut-getter. The huge event made him the man with the most fours in the said tournament.
9. Aaron Finch, Australia
He is the only Australian athlete to enter the top 10 as captured in the ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 live. In the history of his career, Finch was known for being the first Australian to enter Under-19 World Cup in 2006. With great build, he also matched it with his great batting performances. The impressive strikes of Finch have made him to be the big-hitter. In the Big Bash League, he raised his bar of performance level as he became the first player to score the 1000 runs.
10. Shai Hope, West Indies
In his career, he made its debut during a test tournament against England in May 2015. It was followed by the test series against India. With these exposures, he was able to hone his skills. Together with his teammates, Hope brought the national team an honor to become part of the coverage of ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 live. With a strong commitment, he was awarded in 2018 the contract in all formats until 2019 season. With this lineup of the best batsmen for each of the national team they represent, the ICC CRICKET WORLD CUP 2019 live is much more interesting to watch.
All of the athletes are now showcasing already their abilities in order to win this World Cup event. It has always been their wishes and hope that the odds will be in their favor.