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Two Pakistan players named in Most Valuable Team of ICC T20 WC 2022

Four players from world champions England feature in the side
Photo: AFP
Photo: AFP

Pakistan vice-captain Shadab Khan and Pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi have been named in the ICC T20 World Cup team of the tournament.

Besides the Pakistani duo players from five different teams have been named in the Upstox Most Valuable Team of the ICC Men?s T20 World Cup 2022, said a press release.

Stars from champions England, runners-up Pakistan, semi-finalists India and New Zealand as well as Zimbabwe and South Africa all feature in the glittering line up.

Captain, wicketkeeper and opening batter Jos Buttler, fellow opener Alex Hales and seamer Sam Curran all make the cut for England after helping steer their side to a second ICC Men’s T20 World Cup title.

There are also spots for New Zealand star Glenn Phillips, India talisman Virat Kohli, the tournament’s leading run-scorer, Pakistan left-armer Shaheen Shah Afridi and Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza in the line-up.

The side was pulled together by a selection panel featuring commentators, former international players and journalists Ian Bishop (Convener), Mel Jones (both commentators), Shivnarine Chanderpaul (ICC Hall of Famer), Partha Bhaduri (Journalist, The Times of India), Wasim Khan (ICC General Manager of Cricket).

Let’s take a look at the Upstox team of the tournament:

Alex Hales (England)

Jos Buttlar (England – Captain and wicketkeeper)

Virat Kohli (India)

Suryakumar Yadav (India)

Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)

Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)

Shadab Khan (Pakistan)

Sam Curran (England)

Mark Wood (England)

Shaheen Shah Afridi (Pakistan)

Anrich Nortje (South Africa)

Hardik Pandya (India ¬– 12th man)

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