The popularity of the T20 format has led to a greater number of players from all over the world being picked into teams. This has seen some of the best Indian batsmen get a chance to play at the international level, with many proving their worth as leaders for their respective teams with the references from today match live video. Here are five Indian batsmen who are doing well for themselves:
Virat Kohli was the captain of India’s national cricket team, and he’s a middle-order batsman. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in domestic cricket and has scored more than 7000 runs in t20 cricket. Kohli accomplished this accomplishment during the match against Gujarat Titans (GT) at the Wankhede Arena when he scored the 57th disagreement his game-dominating thump of 73.
Kohli is the current highest run-scorer in T20 international cricket. He played for India in their first-ever T20 match, which was against Zimbabwe in 2010, and has been a regular member of the team since then. Kohli has scored more than 12000 runs in all three formats of cricket and averages above 50 across all formats.
He’s one of the best batsmen in the world right now, and he’ll be hoping to continue his good form when he faces off against Pakistan at Old Trafford on Thursday evening (UK time).
Suresh Raina is a left-handed batsman and occasional offspinner. He plays for the India cricket team in all three formats of international cricket, including T20 Internationals.
He was a member of the Chennai Super Kings franchise in the Indian Premier League and has played for them since 2008. Raina made his Test debut against Sri Lanka in August 2010 and it was remarkable, making him one of only six Indian players to have scored centuries on their first-class, List A, and Test debuts. Although he has been plagued by injury problems since then, Raina has shown glimpses of his talent with some strong performances in T20 cricket.
He is also a good fielder, especially in the outfield. Raina has also been known for his aggressive batting style and ability to score at a fast pace. He was awarded the Man of the Series award for his performance in India’s tour of Australia in 2008–09, where he scored two centuries and led India to victory in all three Tests.
The following year, he became only the second Indian cricketer after Virender Sehwag to score two Test centuries in one match against Australia in Sydney.
He has played 70 T20 Internationals for India to date, scoring 2244 runs at an average of 32 with one century and four fifties so far.
Shikhar Dhawan is a left-handed opening batsman who was born on the 5th of December, 1985 in Delhi, India. He is a member of the Indian cricket team and plays for the Sunrisers Hyderabad. He has scored over 10,000 runs in first-class cricket and 50 centuries in international matches including six hundred against Australia.
He was named one of Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Year for 2012 along with Joe Root, Stuart Broad, and James Anderson; he was also ranked number two on ESPN Cricinfo’s list of Test players from 2011 to 2015 with 1613 runs at an average above 50.
He is also the only Indian cricketer to score a century in all three formats of international cricket. He holds the record for the most number of centuries in a calendar year by an Indian batsman with six centuries in 2012 and also scored 11 tons against Australia.
Rohit Sharma is a right-handed batsman and occasional right-arm off-break bowler. He is the captain of Mumbai Indians (Mi) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Sharma was not a part of the Indian team that won the 2011 ICC World Cup and was left unbroken. He is one of only four players to have scored two double centuries in ODI cricket. He has scored more than 8,000 runs in Day Internationals (ODIs) and more than 10,000 runs in first-class cricket. He was named one of Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Year for 2012 along with Joe Root, Stuart Broad, and James Anderson; he was also ranked number two on ESPN Cricinfo’s list of Test players from 2011 to 2015 with 1613 runs at an average above 50, including four centuries.
Rohit started his career with Mumbai Indians in the 2006–07 season, where he played 7 matches before being bought by Deccan Chargers for US$750,000. In 2009, he was bought by Mumbai Indians for US$ 3 million.
Ajinkya Rahane is one of the most consistent batsmen in Indian cricket and has been at his best in the T20s. He averages over 40 in both T20Is and ODIs, but he’s even better when it comes to IPL games. In each of his last three years with Mumbai Indians, he’s scored over 50 runs per game on average and has been India’s most dependable batsman over that period too.
Rahane was bought by Rajasthan Royals in the first-ever player auction of IPL and has been a part of their squad since then. He played his last match for them against Mumbai Indians where he scored 50 off just 37 balls. Rahane’s contract with RR expires at the end of the year 2019, so now is probably the best time to buy him if you don’t have him already.
It’s no secret that Rahane is a good T20 batsman, but he’s even better when it comes to IPL games. In each of his last three years with Mumbai Indians, he’s scored over 50 runs per game on average and has been India’s most dependable batsman over that period too.
In 2017, he scored an average of 30.72 with a strike rate of 150.77. This year, he’s currently averaging 33.66 with a strike rate of 151.43 and has already scored a century this season against Chennai Super Kings on the way to his highest total in any IPL season yet (192 runs). He also has three 50+ scores under his belt already which is more than what most players manage in a whole tournament!
These are some of the best Indian batsmen in T20 cricket. If you’re looking to add some power to your team, then these are the players for you. They’re all proven performers and will fit in nicely with any squad.
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