Which 5 T20 Players May Disappoint with Their Performance in the ICC T20 World Cup?


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ICC T20 World Cup 2022 comes with multiple beliefs and thrills. And when it comes to beliefs, there might be many expectations from the players. There are so many factors that play a part in a player’s performance, but the pressure of expectation doesn’t make it any easier either. We have seen cases where players were expected to deliver after they had performed exceptionally well in domestic tournaments or other international T20s. They tend to perform below expectations in global tournaments and it may not be always possible to break that cycle.

However, the World Cup is one such event that demands the complete focus of all players who are participating in it. The pressure of expectation can often prove too much and leave some players burnt out mentally before they even step onto the field for their first match. Let’s take a look at some of the top players who might not be able to deliver under this high level of expectation heading into the World T20

5 Players Who Will Let Down Their Fanbase in ICC T20 World Cup 2022

T20 World Cup is always exciting to watch the top players performing for their respective countries. But the bigger question is who may disappoint at this World Cup and which teams may struggle with the pace of the game. 

Well, there are a few factors that can impact any player’s output at a World Cup. A lot of these factors depend on the player’s natural abilities, but they can be impacted by external circumstances as well. These external circumstances include changes that have happened around them and challenges they face personally or as a team Read on to know more about these 5 T20 cricketers who may not perform to their expectations in this WC edition. 

Nicholas Pooran (West Indies)

The current captain of the West Indies team and a left-handed batsman who has not packed a punch in the past matches in the T20I cricket format so far. It’s a little difficult to see the poor performance of a new captain. He’s failed to showcase his skills and experience in this T20 edition. Though the West Indies team has been knocked out of the tournament but check out Pooran’s performances in the past 3 matches. 

Match R B 4s 6s SR
WI vs Scotland 5 9 0 0 55.55
WI vs Zimbabwe 7 9 0 0 77.77
WI vs Ireland 13 11 0 1 118.18

David Miller (South Africa)

David Miller from the South Africa squad is an aggressive left-handed batsman and an occasional wicketkeeper. But his performance is not up to the mark in this T20 season. Though he did comparatively well in the battle with the India team, in the remaining matches he didn’t show it all. Check out the below scoreboard to see his batting skills in this current WC edition. 

Match R B 4s 6s SR
India vs SA 59 46 4 3 128.26
SA vs Netherlands 17 17 1 0 100.00

Rohit Sharma (India)

Rohit Sharma from team India is the right-handed opening batter and the current captain of the team. But it’s hard to believe that a Captain would make a weak player on this list. This season, he has not been a great game-changing T20 player. He has failed to impress his fanbase in this current T20 edition. Have a look at his performance in the past matches. 

Match R B 4s 6s SR
India vs Pakistan 4 7 0 0 57.14
India vs SA 15 14 1 1 107.14
India vs Bangladesh 2 8 0 1 25
India vs Zimbabwe 15 13 2 0 115.38

Babar Azam (Pakistan)

Babar Azam from the Pakistan cricket team is one of the finest batsmen in the squad. But in this T20 season, he is the weakest player and his performance is proving to be dull in every match. Have a look at the below scoreboard – 

Match R B 4s 6s SR
India vs Pakistan 0 1 0 0 0.00
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe 4 9 1 0 44.44
Pakistan vs Netherlands 4 5 1 0 80.00
Pakistan vs SA 6 15 0 0 40.00
Pakistan vs Bangladesh 25 33 2 0 75.75

David Warner (Australia)

David Warner is the former captain of the Australian cricket team but he has been unimpressive in the current T20 World Cup 2022 edition. Have a glance at the below scoreboard

Match R B 4s 6s SR
Aus vs NZ 5 6 1 0 83.33
Aus vs SL 11 10 0 0 110.00
Australia vs Ireland 3 7 0 0 42.85
Australia vs Afghanistan 25 18 5 0 138.88

Wrapping Up!!

During the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, all the cricketing nations in the world unite under one banner to fight over supremacy and fans stay ready to witness some high-octane cricketing action. During the tournament, all the cricketers want to showcase their talent in front of a large crowd and make people go crazy about them. But the above players might fail to impress in this T20 World Cup edition with their performances. So, if you are someone who loves gambling and wagering can avoid betting on these players. 

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