As the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 approaches its climax, fans are invited to vote for their dream team of the tournament.
From Virat Kohli’s explosive batting to Adam Zampa’s cunning leg-spin, the tournament has showcased cricket at its finest. Numerous world-class players have made compelling cases for inclusion in the Fans’ Team of the Tournament.
But who would make your ultimate team?
Your team must comprise at least four batsmen, three bowlers, one all-rounder, and one wicket-keeper to be considered valid.
With a pool of over 50 players to choose from and the semi-finals and final still to come, there’s ample opportunity for players from the final four teams to distinguish themselves.
Visit this link to select your team and share it with your friends before the tournament concludes! We’ve highlighted a few standout performers based on their tournament statistics below.
Top Run-Scorer: Virat Kohli (594 runs)
Despite the pressure of playing in a home World Cup, Virat Kohli has excelled, amassing nearly 600 runs ahead of a semi-final clash with New Zealand.
Kohli’s tournament highlights include an impressive 85 against Australia, an unbeaten 55 against Afghanistan, and a match-winning century against Bangladesh. His 49th ODI century, equalling Sachin Tendulkar’s record, against South Africa has garnered significant attention.
With 51 runs against The Netherlands in their final group game, Kohli is on the verge of surpassing 600 runs for the tournament.
Top Wicket-Taker: Adam Zampa (22 wickets)
Adam Zampa, a key player in Australia’s T20 World Cup 2021 victory, has once again delivered for his country on the international stage.
Despite a wicketless performance against India, Zampa bounced back, taking at least one wicket in his other eight group stage matches. His 22 wickets have come at an average of just 18.90.
Best Batting Strike Rate (minimum five innings): Glenn Maxwell (152.69)
Glenn Maxwell’s extraordinary performances at this year’s World Cup have left fans and commentators in awe. His versatility as an all-rounder has been invaluable for Australia.
Maxwell’s standout moments include the fastest ever World Cup century (40 balls) against The Netherlands and a heroic double century against Afghanistan, the first by an Australian man in the format.
Best Bowling Average (minimum five wickets): Mohammed Shami (9.56)
Mohammed Shami has been a constant menace to opposition batting line-ups since returning from injury. His best performances include figures of 5/54 against New Zealand and 5/18 against Sri Lanka.
Best Bowling Economy (minimum 20 overs): Jasprit Bumrah (3.65)
Jasprit Bumrah’s lethal combination of speed and swing has been a key factor in India’s success in the tournament. His economical bowling, particularly in the Powerplay, has stifled opposition batting line-ups.