T20 World Cup 2024: Iceland Cricket picks the best 12 players from group phase

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The highly anticipated ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 has reached an exciting juncture as the group phase concludes. Eight teams have showcased their prowess and secured their places in the Super 8 stage, setting the stage for a thrilling continuation of the tournament. The competition has been fierce, with several nail-biting finishes and standout performances that have kept fans on the edge of their seats.

Outstanding performances propel teams to Super 8

The group phase witnessed numerous cricketers delivering exceptional performances, significantly contributing to their teams’ advancement. From explosive batting displays to deadly bowling spells, the players have left no stone unturned in their quest for glory. These performances have not only helped their sides progress but have also highlighted the depth of talent in international cricket.

Iceland Cricket’s best 12 players of the group phase

Acknowledging the top performers of the group phase, Iceland Cricket have released their list of the best 12 players who have lit up the tournament so far. These players have been instrumental in their teams’ successes and have set high standards with their remarkable displays.

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  • Travis Head (AUS): In 4 matches, Head amassed 148 runs with a highest score of 68, maintaining an impressive average of 49.33.
  • Brandon McMullen (SCO): McMullen’s consistency shone through as he scored 140 runs in 4 matches, including an unbeaten 61*, averaging a stellar 70.00.
  • Nicholas Pooran (WI): Pooran has been a key player for the West Indies, scoring 164 runs in 4 matches, with a highest score of 98 and an average of 41.75.
  • Rishabh Pant (IND): Despite playing only 3 matches, Pant scored 96 runs with a top score of 42, averaging 48.00.
  • Aaron Jones (USA): Jones made a significant impact with 141 runs in 3 matches, remaining unbeaten with a highest score of 94*, and a phenomenal average of 141.00.
  • Marcus Stoinis (AUS): Stoinis contributed 156 runs in 4 matches, with a highest score of 67* and an average of 78.00.
  • David Miller (SA): Miller scored 101 runs in 4 matches, with a top score of 59*, averaging 50.50.
  • Trent Boult (NZ): Boult was lethal with the ball, taking 9 wickets in 4 matches, with a best bowling figure of 3/16 and an economy rate of 3.68.
  • Adam Zampa (AUS): Zampa impressed with 9 wickets in 4 matches, including a best of 4/12, maintaining an economy rate of 5.87.
  • Anrich Nortje (SA): Nortje claimed 9 wickets in 4 matches, with a standout performance of 4/7 and an economy rate of 4.37.
  • Fazalhaq Farooqi (AFG): Farooqi has been outstanding for Afghanistan, taking 12 wickets in 4 matches, with a best of 5/9 and an economy rate of 5.58.
  • Jasprit Bumrah (IND): Bumrah, in 3 matches, took 5 wickets for Team India, with a best figure of 3/14 and an economy rate of 4.09.

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