11. Jasprit Bumrah
The pacer is known for hitting the right channels and absorbing pressure in crunch moments. In the warm-up games, he looked at his best and must be raring to go. If he finds his rhythm, Pakistan could be in for a lot of trouble.
10. Shaheen Afridi
Shaheen Afridi has become one of the rising stars of Pakistan. He is been one of the most reliable pacers for the side and has caught the attention of many with his incredible bowling.
9. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan is considered one of the best spinners in white-ball cricket. He grabbed many eyeballs by his bowling in the 2016 T20 World Cup. He can spin the ball both ways and also generate a considerable speed. The batters find it tough to read Rashid’s delivery and this further explains the impact of the spinner.
8. Kagiso Rabada
Kagiso Rabada is undoubtedly one of the most exciting talents that South Africa has presented to the cricketing fraternity. In a short span, the right-hand pacer has made a name for himself by delivering some enthralling performances.
7. Andre Russell
Andre Russell has graced the cricket field with his power-hitting abilities being second to none. He is one of the most lethal players when it comes to T20 cricket. Having featured in various T20 leagues, Russell has exuded talent with the willow.
6. Glenn Maxwell
Maxwell also has the innovative shots under his belt and can hold the fort of the side in crunch moments. At times, he can also take the charge of the field with the ball and provide the team with much-needed breakthroughs.
5. Rishabh Pant
Rishabh Pant has looked in fine form with the bat and has also impressed everybody with his wicket-keeping skills. He turned many heads with his performances in the Test series against Australia and then against England at home.
4. Moeen Ali
Moeen Ali has emerged as one of the most reliable all-rounders who has performed when the team has needed him. The dashing left-handed batter has the flair to smack the ball miles away and dominate the game. He brings in a certain attacking game on the field which can pose threat to any opposition.
3. Virat Kohli
The energy and passion he brings on the 22 yards make him stand out from others. Kohli recently announced that he would step down as India’s T20 captain post the mega event of the World Cup.
2. Mohammad Rizwan
Mohammad Rizwan made it to Pakistan’s T20 World Cup squad in place of Sarfaraz Ahmed. It was expected that Rizwan would be the first choice keeper-batter for the Men in Green. The side has pinned a lot of hopes on him and he will be determined to perform well for the side.
1. Evin Lewis
Evin Lewis possesses the ability to time the ball well and is renowned as one of the best power hitters. With his impressive performances, he has cemented his place in the shortest format.