One player from each country who can win the Man of The Tournament award in the 2021 T20 World Cup

One player from each country who can win the Man of The Tournament award in the 2021 T20 World Cup

These players are proven match-winners at the international level.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)

The biggest event of the shortest format of the game, the T20 World Cup is less than 10 months away. All the teams will be looking to utilize this 10-month period to iron out the chinks in their arsenal, identifying the right combinations, and will be eyeing for the big prize.

The T20 World Cup will be held in the Indian subcontinent during October-November next year. There will also be extra pressure on the Indian cricket team this time, as they will be playing on home soil, in a land where cricket is nothing short of a religion.

On that note, let us take a look at one player from each country who can win the Man of The Tournament award in the 2021 T20 World Cup.

10. Afghanistan- Rashid Khan

Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan. (Photo Source: GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

He is the talisman with the ball, as far as the Afghan side is concerned. He has the ability to tie down batsmen with accuracy, and clever variations. At the age of 22, Rashid Khan is the biggest star of the Afghanistan side. The leg spinner boasts of an excellent record in T20I cricket.

Rashid has played 48 T20Is for Afghanistan and picked up 89 wickets at an average of just 12.63. His economy rate is a miserly 6.14 runs per over. Rashid has been a vital cog of the Sunrisers Hyderabad outfit as well. He has featured in 62 matches in IPL cricket and picked up 75 wickets at an average of 20.49.

In the 2020 edition of the IPL, Rashid was at his deceptive best. He was the sixth-highest wicket-taker in the tournament, and his economy rate was just 5.37 runs per over. Given that the T20 World Cup would be held in India, where the tracks would aid spin, Rashid would be the man on whom his side would be banking on.