As the 2023 Cricket World Cup approaches, expectations are rising. Cricket fans around the world are getting ready to watch some of the most exciting matches and at the center of this excitement are the batsmen who hold the key to their team’s success. In a sea of world-class players, picking just ten is a tough task, but here is our attempt to highlight the top 10 batsmen to watch out for in the 2023 World Cup.
1. Virat Kohli (India)
When it comes to One Day International (ODI), Virat Kohli’s name is synonymous with excellence. He is known as “King Kohli” and has a huge fan following all over the world. Arguably the greatest ODI batsman of all time, Kohli will aim to add to his World Cup legacy in 2023. He is a very fit player in the team and his current form is tremendous, and he will undoubtedly play a vital role in India’s quest third World Cup title.
2. Babar Azam (Pakistan)
Pakistan’s pride Babar Azam is in great form. As the top-ranked ODI batsman globally, he carries the hopes of his country. Azam’s excellent strokeplay and consistency make him a force to be reckoned with and he is determined to help Pakistan win the World Cup for the second time. Babar Azam consider one of the very dangerous batsman in ODI cricket.
3. Rohit Sharma (India
Indian cricket team captain Rohit Sharma, popularly known as ‘Hitman’, is one of the most explosive batsmen in the world. Capable of winning matches single-handedly, he has the ability to create an atmosphere in India’s favor. Sharma will be keen to carry forward his World Cup record in 2023 and play a key role in India’s quest for glory. He won 5 IPL trophies as a captain, now this is the first time he will play as a captain, let’s see what happens next.
4. David Warner (Australia)
David Warner remains a constant threat in ODI cricket on the basis of his experience. Warner, who is in excellent form, would like to play a leadership role in helping Australia win its sixth World Cup title. His aggressive style can lay the foundation for his team’s success. He has the ability to score runs, he can hit sixes and fours, he can single-handedly take the team forward, he can start scoring runs from the first power play of the match.
5. Shubman Gill (India)
One of the most exciting young talents in the world of cricket, Shubman Gill will be playing his first World Cup, he has been in great form recently. His performances have made him the decider of India’s future and he is set to make a significant impact in the World Cup. He will open for Team India with Rohit Sharma and can give a good start. In 2023, he scored 5 centuries and completed 1000 runs in all formats.
6. Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)
Glenn Phillips, another young sensation and playing his first World Cup, has been a revelation with his versatility and powerful batting. His ability to adapt to different batting situations makes him a potent threat. Whether Kane Williamson is fit or not will be decided when he plays and if he is not fit enough then Glenn will have more responsibility to reach the World Cup final and win his biggest trophy.
7. Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
Rassie van der Dussen’s consistency in the ODI format is commendable. Always a dependable presence in South Africa’s lineup, he aspires to lead his team to their maiden World Cup win. His ability to handle the innings is a valuable asset. Along with Rassie van der Dussen, there are other South African players who can play an important role in the upcoming World Cup.
8. Jos Buttler (England)
Jos Buttler is one of the most explosive batsmen in contemporary cricket. His aggressive batting style can destroy any bowling attack. Buttler’s mission is clear: to lead England to a second World Cup title with his explosive performances. Moreover He can batting in any situation and his presence will give a strong position to his team in upcoming world cup.
9. Marnus Labuschagne (Australia)
Marnus Labuschagne’s versatility in batting positions and ability to adapt to different situations makes him a dangerous threat. Australia would like to lead them to their sixth World Cup victory. Although he is born in South Africa but he plays for Australian team and now he is one of the very important players of Australian team, he only plays test and ODI so it will be more interesting to see him in world cup 2023.
10. Harry Brook (England)
Rising star Harry Brook is on fire with the bat. His impressive form establishes him as a major asset for England. Brook wants to play a leading role in helping England win their second World Cup title. He is one of the player who can change the match decision with his bat. However Brook have no big records in IPL but in PSL he have a amazing performance.
The 2023 Cricket World Cup promises to be spectacular, and these top 10 batsmen in world are set to light up the tournament with their extraordinary skills and determination. Also we have cover the Top 10 ICC Bowler in 2023 – Before World Cup 2023 look this out.
As fans, we can’t wait to see his magic on the field as he strives to carve his name in cricket history. This is a tournament where legends are born and heroes are celebrated and these batsmen are set to present a memorable spectacle for cricket fans around the world.