Rating the most balanced teams in 2022 T20 World Cup
In T20 cricket, having the right balance and a combination of players make a great team. Before a team enters the T20 World Cup, they ensure that they are well prepared and all the boxes are ticked.
The selectors, captain, and coach select a team which have the best combination- opening batsman, all-rounders, wicket-keeper, spinners, and a fourth seamer/spinner.
Let us look at and rate the most balanced teams for the upcoming T20 World cup.
1) England (10/10)
The white ball powerhouses are the most prepared and balanced side in the upcoming T20 World Cup. With two powerful openers who strike the ball really hard, a sheet anchor at number 3, and a batting line-up that goes all the way till number 9, England have one of the best batting line-ups in the world.
Not to mention their strong bowling department, with 10 bowling options consisting of 2 seamers, 1 leg spinner, 5 seam bowling all-rounders, and two spin bowling all-rounders, England are coming into the World Cup with all guns blazing and looks the most balanced side in the T20 World Cup and get a rating of 10/10.
England's squad for the T20 World Cup
Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Harry Brook, Sam Curran, Chris Jordan, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Phil Salt, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Alex Hales.
Standby Players: Liam Dawson, Richard Gleeson, Tymal Mills.
2) Australia (9.5/10)
The former T20 World Cup champions will be looking to make history and be the first team to win the T20 World Cup at their home. With explosive batting consisting of powerful hitters, a sheet anchor, and a batting lineup that can go up to number 9, Australia is a team that can chase down any target.
Their bowling department is also one of the best in the world with 3 pacers that can clock 140+kmph on any day, a quality leg spinner,4 seam bowling all-rounders, and 2 spin bowling all-rounders, Australia have a well-balanced side and get a rating of 9.5/10.
Australia's squad for the T20 World Cup
Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Pat Cummins, Tim David, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa
3) Pakistan (9/10)
The Asia Cup finalists are coming into this World Cup with all guns blazing with a well-balanced side. With an amazing batting line-up consisting of 2 world-class batsmen, a powerful middle order, and a batting lineup that can go till number 9, Pakistan is a threat to any team in the upcoming World Cup.
Their bowling department is of top quality with 10 bowling options consisting of a quality left-arm seamer, 4 right-arm seamers, a seam bowling all-rounder, 3 spin bowling all-rounders, and a handy leg spinner, Pakistan are a well-balanced side and gets a rating of 9/10.
Pakistan's squad for the T20 World Cup:
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Asif Ali, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Rizwan, Mohammad Wasim, Naseem Shah, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shan Masood, Usman Qadir.
Standby Players: Fakhar Zaman, Mohammad Haris, Shahnawaz Dahani.
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