Top 10 Teams Openers Ranking for T20 World Cup 2022


Jos Buttler and Alex Hales

England’s best-ranked opener is Jos Buttler with an ICC rank of 26. Alex Hales is their first-choice opener alongside Joe Buttler as neither Jason Roy nor Jonny Bairstow is a part of their squad

Brandon King and Evin Lewis

West Indies duo of Brandon King and Evin Lewis is another batting powerhouse. While Brandon King is ranked 18, Evin Lewis is ranked 57 in the ICC batting rankings

Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka

Sri Lanka have Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka as their two best openers. Pathum is their best opener with the current ICC rank at 8; making him the fourth-best opener overall.

Aaron Finch and David Warner

Australia have Aaron Finch and David Warner as their first-choice openers for T20 World Cup 2022. David Warner has an ICC ranking of 48, while his counterpart Aaron Finch is ranked 6th

Martin Guptill and Daryl Mitchell

Martin Guptill is currently ranked 10th in the rankings. Whereas Daryl Mitchell is ranked 31. Both have been good for New Zealand in the opportunities they have got

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zazai

Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Hazratullah Zizai, Afghanistan's both openers have a good ICC ranking with Gurbaz being ranked 18 and Hazratullah being ranked 21

Quinton de Kock and Reeza Hendricks

Quinton de Kock is ranked 12 while Hendricks is ranked 23. They would be the only team to not play their best openers as Temba Bavuma is expected to play ahead of Reeza Hendricks, being the South African captain

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul

Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul are undoubtedly superstars of Indian cricket with tons of experience under their belt. Unfortunately, they are currently placed 14 and 16th in the ICC rankings

Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan

While Mohammed Rizwan is the number one T20I batter in the world, Babar Azam is not far behind in 3rd position. Due of their performances in the last year, they are the top 2 openers in the world currently