T20 World Cup 2016 left the good and best moments with the winning of West Indies. All the matches of T20 world cup 2016 were full of excitements and every moment had a turning point that made every match memorable. T20 world cup 2016 with winning the title that got received by West Indies has over, it is now time to review some of the most consistent, outstanding, impactful and crafty batsmen who did the best batting for their team and embraced the fans with their consistent batting. During T20 World Cup 2016 pitches were best for the batting that asked the batsmen to spend and make runs and stay at a pitch them for a long time. For your interest here are presenting T20 World Cup 2016, top 10 batsmen.
Top 10 Batsmen of T20 World cup 2016
In the edition of T20 world cup 2016, Virat Kohli undoubtedly the best and outstanding batsmen, the best thing in Virat Kohli is he batted best in the situation of pressure on the team, if you take a look and recall your memory you realize his under pressure batting against, Pakistan, Australia, and West Indies. It is very true that in the long list of best batsmen only a few of them can give the best under pressure of his team, fortunately, Virat Kohli one of them who always stand like a rock in a situation of pressure. He faced the challenge with confidence, like against Pakistan he weathered Mohammad Amir storm and took apart Faulkner to get India past to the level of the semi-final. Virat Kohli was the Man of the Tournament.
2- Joe Root
Joe Root has in his very own way emulated Virat’s performance, particularly against West Indies in the final match. Joe played 36 balls and made 54 runs to save his team. Root miraculously in his first overtook the wickets of Chris Gayle and Johnson Charles. Root’s best and remarkable performance was 83 runs against South Africa. T20 World Cup 2016 Joe Root gave outstanding performances.
3- Tamim Iqbal
In T20 World Cup 2016, Tamim Iqbal was the highest run-getter, Tamim’s batting helped Bangladesh a lot to get off to grand starts and made them put up defendable totals in the qualifier level to enter the main draw. Tamim Iqbal’s first 3 innings in the tournament T20 world cup 2016 were 83*, 47, 103*. Tamim’s 103* was against Oman. Tamim Iqbal performance is the T20 was great and he proved best for Bangladesh.
4- Ahmed Shehzad
Ahmed Shehzad showed some of the fearless and brute batting against Afghanistan, his early performance in this tournament before the likes of Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle or Lendi Simmons could even start to think of it. In the opening match of T20 World Cup 2016, Ahmed Shehzad struck 61 quick runs against Scotland, and Shehzad never stopped after that. In Mumbai the fulcrum of Ahmed’s batting came against South Africa, destroying the likes of Kagiso Rabada, Kyle Abbott, and Chris Morris was unprecedented. Ahmed’s knock of 44 runs of 19 balls got Afghanistan to just run away from a great upset.
5- Marlon Samuels
In 2012 and 2016 West Indies very own man of the finals, Marlon Samuels equaled his match-winning performance that is from 2012 into 2016, making an unbeaten 85 runs to anchor his team to a 2nd T20 World Cup crown. Marlon who said just after the match that he lets his bat talk when it issues or matters in a reply to Shane Warne’s earlier comments had helped his team hold past South Africa making 43 valiant runs in the group level. Even though Samuels strike rate is lesser than other batsmen, his knack of huge performances tips him to the top 10 list.
6- Martin Guptill
The most trusted opener of New Zealand in the recent times is Martin Guptill, he displayed why the franchises in the IPL did a big blunder in not picking him up during IPL9 auctions a month back. Martin from the get-go displayed his intentions very clear to opponents hitting large sixes and fours at will. Against Pakistan, his 80 runs from 48 balls excelled his team’s chances to enter the semi-final level. Martin was easily the most impactful opener also from the T20 World Cup 2016.
7- Jos Buttler
England’s middle order exuberance Jos Buttler came from one man and one man only, the wicketkeeper-batsman, who was only yet to lighten up the international stage, Jos Buttler took the perfect position and time to announce him. He gave the much-needed stroke to England’s innings with skipper Eoin Morgan being in totally out of form. Jos with Root has formed an unbeatable couple controlling the resurgence of England in T2o World Cup 2016.
8- Usman Khawaja
In this list from the side of Australia the only representative is Usman Khawaja, he carried his Big Bash form into the tournament. Usman Khawaja replaced world’s no.1 T20 player Aaron Finch, and also in the opening position with very capably stood a class-apart amongst likes of David Warner and Steven Smith. Usman took the easy and simple approach to timing the well then trying to make a pace off the bat to get begin, which Australia failed to capitalize. In 4 matches Usman added 143 runs to his name.
9- Angelo Mathews
After regular captain Lasith Malinga drooped of the T20 world cup 2016 citing injury it put heavy pressure on Angelo Mathews, he burdened with a young age and inexperienced side. Mathews in his three matches made 114 runs, his unbeaten 73 runs against England in a bid to save Sri Lanka in the event active but it was not to be. If one had to bank on a sheet anchoring character, Mathews will the ideal candidate for it.
Jason Roy from England, added another dimension to their batting, Jason opening the innings and added fast fire runs to provide England a steady start, that the beginning which has been wanted by them since a long time. Against New Zealand, Jason’s 78 runs from 44 balls reached them to qualify in the semi-final. England’s loss in the final T20 world cup 2016 could be attributed to Jason getting out at duck against West Indies in the final of T20 world cup 2016.