Firstly, England won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 final against New Zealand on boundary count after the super over also ended in a tie at Lord’s on Sunday. Whereas, the Asia Cup offers teams and players a chance to make gains in the MRF Tyres ICC Rankings charts, as six Asian teams battle for supremacy in the United Arab Emirates. In fact, several leading players go into the upcoming Asia Cup aiming to not only consolidate their positions in the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Player Rankings. But, also to use the multi-nation tournament in preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. In this article, you will find details about the list of best Batsman in the world 2019.
List Of Best Batsman In The World 2019
The 2019 World Cup was probably the best tournament in Rohit Sharma’s career so far. He was in marvelous form, was scoring runs in ease and his shots were of pure timing. The key to his success was that he played the new ball patiently without going after the bowlers. Once he got settled, Sharma took the bowlers head-on and targetted them mercilessly to all parts of the ground. In 9 innings, Rohit Sharma scored 648 runs at an average of 81. He also broke the record of most centuries in a single World Cup by scoring five of them in this tournament. He has scored the highest run and made placed himself in the list of Best Batsman In The World 2019.
Team: New Zealand
Kane Williamson was one of the vital reasons for New Zealand almost to win the 2019 World Cup. He carried the team on his shoulders and scored runs in each game played in the tournament. This he achieved without taking any substantial risks, played the ball effortlessly in the gaps, and built his innings patiently. In 9 innings, Williamson managed to score 578 runs at a brilliant average 82.57. Hence, due to his batting figures and outstanding captaincy, Williamson was given the Player of the Tournament award.
Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan had a fabulous 2019 World Cup with both the bat and ball. The most amazing thing was that he took his batting to another level by trying to stay on the crease till the end of the innings. He tried his level best to help Bangladesh to qualify for the semi-finals. In 8 innings Shakib managed to score 606 runs at a fantastic average of 86.57. His highest score was an unbeaten 124 against the West Indies.
David Warner had a phenomenal 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. Despite being suspended from international cricket for a year, David Warner came out all guns blazing in this tournament. He targetted the bowlers to all parts of the ground and proved that he is still one of the best in the business. It was mainly due to Warner and Finch’s class batting that Australia post frightening totals. In 10 innings, Warner scored 647 runs at an outstanding average of 71.88. Warner is well and truly back.
Joe Root had an incredible 2019 World Cup with the bat. In fact, the one feather in his armory which helped England a lot during the tournament was his ability to play spin better than anyone in their batting order. Further, his calm presence on the pitch played a massive role in England’s victory against the mighty Aussies in the semi-final. Having been consistent with the bat throughout the World Cup, Root scored 556 runs at a decent average of 61.77 in 11 innings. He is one of the best Batsman in the World 2019.
Jason Roy’s performance as an opener was one of the critical reasons for England’s success at the World Cup. He, along with his opening partner Bairstow helped the team by playing out the new ball in testing conditions and made several vital partnerships throughout the tournament. Roy’s score of 85 in the semi-final against Australia was essential as it helped to stabilize the innings and provided a platform for England’s entry into the finals. In 7 innings, Roy managed to score 443 runs at an average of 63.28. His highest score of 153 in the World Cup was against Bangladesh at the Sophia Gardens.
Firstly, the Australian captain looked in great form throughout the tournament and showed with his power-hitting as to why he is one of the most dangerous batsmen when he gets set. Despite having a weakness of getting dismissed via LBW to the inswinger, Finch played the new ball patiently, gave respect to the good deliveries and formed a good opening partnership with David Warner. In 10 matches, Finch scored 507 runs at an average of 50.70. Unfortunately, he was unable to guide his team to the World Cup final.
Babar Azam provided an excellent batting display throughout the tournament. He looked solid, was able to adjust to the conditions, and shaped his innings as per the situation in the game. He was the lone wolf in Pakistan’s batting line-up who tried his level best to help the team qualify for the semi-finals. Having scored 474 runs at a healthy average of 67.71 in the tournament, Babar Azam will look to capitalize on his form and score runs in the upcoming tours.
Faf Du Plessis
Team: South Africa
Faf Du Plessis played as a one-man army for South Africa at the World Cup. Despite the team struggling throughout the tournament, he showed his class, elegance and great technique at the grandest stage by scoring 387 runs in 8 innings at an impressive average of 64.50.
Team: New Zealand
Ross Taylor played a significant role in helping the Kiwis reach the final of the World Cup. Being the senior-most player in the side, he used all his experience and provided stability to the relatively shaky middle order. Whereas, his best performance came in the semi-finals against India when he helped his team by scoring 74 to help his team reach a score of 239 in testing conditions. In 9 innings Ross Taylor scored 350 runs at an average of 38.88. It is highly unlikely that he will feature in the next World Cup.