ICC World Cup 2019: Team-wise destructive player 

The upcoming mega-event will certainly some special knocks from these players.

Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images,)

The batsmen today don’t really follow the cricket manual. The advent of T20 format has brought in a new facet to the game. ODI cricket has evolved and strike rates have become a key aspect in a player’s selections. Batsmen nowadays are capable of changing the course of the game in a space of few overs.

The World Cup is scheduled to commence on May 30 in England. The brand of cricket England team has been playing shows the kind of conditions which will be on offer in the tourney. Flat decks, small boundaries and thick edges of bats; suggests that it is going to be a run feast this summer. And therefore the teams would like to stack their squad with ferocious hard-hitting batters.

Here we look at the most destructive member of each team for the World Cup 2019:

10. Mohammad Shahzad – Afghanistan

Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad celebrates his hundred. (Photo Source: Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

He is one of the most compelling personalities in cricket fraternity, maybe because of his wide smile or body physique but not more than for his hard-hitting faculties. His happy-go-lucky attitude brings out an audacious and carefree batting style.

He became the first Afghani to be named ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the year in 2016. The wicket-keeper batsman has been playing a lot of league cricket in the subcontinent. Recently in a T10 tournament playing for Rajputs, Shahzad scored a brisk 16-ball 74 and brought up his fifty in just 12 balls!

The opener idolizes former Indian skipper MS Dhoni and plays his patented helicopter shot often. If he is any near to Dhoni’s striking ability, Shahzad could produce handful of the entertaining performances in the World Cup.


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