ODI World Cup 2023 is now at its last stage. The Indian team is one win away from the title. India will face either South Africa or Australia in the final. The title match will be played on 19 November at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Fans will be curious to know which player will be given the Player of the Tournament award. No one is seen to compete with Virat Kohli in batting, whereas in bowling, Mohammed Shami has overtaken Kangaroo bowler Adam Zampa and reached the top in terms of taking most wickets in the current World Cup. Let us know which 5 players are eligible for Player of the Tournament in the World Cup 2023.
Former captain of the Indian cricket team, Virat Kohli is in great form at the moment. Kohli, who had failed to touch the 500 mark in the last three World Cups, has made a world record in his name by scoring more than 700 runs in this World Cup. Kohli has become the batsman who has scored the most runs in a single edition of the World Cup 2023. He has scored 711 runs in 10 matches at an average of 101.57. During this period, he has scored 3 centuries and 5 half-centuries. He has also taken one wicket in this World Cup. Virat is leading in the race for Player of the Tournament.
fastest mohammed shami
Indian cricket team’s experienced fast bowler Mohammed Shami has taken 23 wickets in 6 innings of the current World Cup. He is taking about 4 wickets in each innings. Right-arm pacer Shami has become the fastest bowler to take 50 wickets in the World Cup. As soon as he takes one wicket in the final of this World Cup, he will be included in the list of top 5 bowlers who have taken the most wickets in the history of ODI World Cup.
Marco Yansen’s threat
South African fast bowler Marco Jansen has taken 17 wickets in 8 innings. Yansen has also contributed with the bat. During this period, he has scored 157 runs which includes an unbeaten inning of 75 runs on 42 balls. This all-rounder has shown amazing talent on a big stage like the World Cup. Yansen has performed well with players like Lungi Ngidi and Kagiso Rabada included in the South African team.
Zampa’s explosive comeback
Australian spinner Adam Zampa did not make a good start in the World Cup 2023. In the first two matches, he had only one wicket in his account. But after this, this budding spinner performed brilliantly and took 22 wickets in 9 innings. This Kangaroo spinner is Australia’s highest wicket taker in this World Cup. After Zampa, pacer Josh Hazlewood has taken 12 wickets.
Rachin Ravindra left a mark in his debut World Cup
The performance of New Zealand’s young all-rounder Rachin Ravindra in the World Cup 2023 has been commendable. Rachin was initially given a place in the playing eleven in place of the regular captain of the Kiwi team, Kane Williamson. The tournament is on the verge of ending and Ravindra has become the highest run scorer for the Kiwi team. Has become the Kiwi player who has scored the most runs in any one World Cup. In the current World Cup, he scored 578 runs with the help of 3 centuries. During this, he also took 5 wickets with his spin bowling.