Best XI of the T20 World Cup 2022, as per ICC


Alex Hales and Jos Buttler (C/WK)

The two destructive openers of the champion side England make up the opening pair of ICC’s top 11, Hales scored a charismatic 212 while Jos Buttler scored 225 at the SR of 147.22 and 144.23 respectively.

Virat Kohli and Surya Kumar Yadav

SurVir of Indian cricket forms the backbone of India’s batting lineup, where Virat remained the highest scorer with 296 Surya Kumar Yadav wasn’t far behind with 239 runs at a formidable SR of 190.

Glenn Phillips

Kiwis key middle-order batter Glenn Phillips amassed a total of 201 runs during the tournament, at an excellent average of 40.20 and an outstanding strike rate of 158.26.

Sikandar Raza

The veteran all-rounder delivered a brilliant show with both bat and ball. Raza finished as Zimbabwe's highest run-scorer in the tournament, with 219 runs at a strike rate of 147.97, besides picking 10 wickets.

Shadab Khan

Pakistan’s Vice Captain had been the best man in the campaign for his side, assisted with his second-fastest fifty Shadab Khan scored 98 runs at the SR of 169, along with 11 crucial dismissals to his name.

Sam Curran

The Player of the Match in the final and the official ICC Player of the Tournament, England’s Sam Curran was a lock for a place in the Team of the Tournament. He took 13 wickets conceding just 6.52. r.p.o.

Anrich Nortje

Anrich Nortje’s pace caused opponents problems throughout the Super 12 stage. One of the fastest bowlers on show, Nortje took 11 wickets in five matches at an economy rate of just 5.37.

Mark Wood

Mark Wood has been a go-to wicket-taker for England, He was back to his scintillating best through the Super 12 stage although before he was forced out with injury in the KOs, he already had 9 dismissals.

Shaheen Shah Afridi

Wicketless in the first two matches and a return with a banger Shaheen took 11 wickets in Pakistan’s last 5 matches including Hales’ dream dismissal in the Final, making up ICC’s best XI of the WC 2022.