T20 World Cup 2022: The T20 World Cup 2022, the biggest T20 competition of the year, is just one month away, and anticipation levels are at an all-time high. Since the tournament’s start in 2007, there has been eight World Cups.
The first T20 World Cup was won by India, and since then it has also been won by Pakistan, England, Australia, and Sri Lanka. West Indies, however, won the competition twice. The official cutoff date for submitting the team was September 16 according to the ICC.
The majority of the teams have already submitted their official squads for the T20 World Cup 2022 in compliance with the deadline. So, in this post, we’ll look at the official rosters of players for each of the 16 countries competing in the T20 World Cup in 2022.
T20 World Cup 2022: Here The Squad For T20 WC Of Top 8 Teams
Team India shall be led by Rohit Sharma, who will be making his debut appearance as the T20 World Cup 2022 captain for Team India. In the seven T20 appearances so far, India have won the tournament once, finished as runners-up once, played semis once, and in the remaining four appearances were eliminated from the Group stage.
15 Member Squad: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma(C), Suryakumar Yadav, Virat Kohli, Dinesh Karthik, Rishabh Pant. Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin. Arshdeep Singh, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Harshal Patel, Jasprit Bumrah & Yuzvendra Chahal.
Jos Buttler will serve as England’s new captain for the T20 World Cup 2022. England won the T20 World Cup in 2010. The England team has won one match overall. They once reached the semifinals and finished as runners-up. They have been eliminated from the competition in the Group stages four times.
15 Member Squad: Alex Hales, Dawid Malan, Harry Brook, Jos Buttler(C), Phil Salt, Ben Stokes. Chris Woakes, David Willey, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Sam Curran. Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood & Reece Topley.
3. South Africa
Temba Bavuma, who also serves as the captain of the ODI team for South Africa, will serve as the team’s captain. Due to their lack of success in T20 World Cups, South Africa has been rather unfortunate. They faced Semis twice, and on five of those instances, they were unable to advance past the group stage.
15 Member Squad: Aiden Markram, David Miller, Reeza Hendricks, Rillee Rossouw, Temba Bavuma(C) & Tristan Stubbs Heinrich Klaasen, Quinton de Kock. Dwaine Pretorius, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Keshav Maharaj, Lungi Ngidi, Tabraiz Shamsi & Wayne Parnell.
15 Member Squad: Asif Ali, Babar Azam(C), Haider Ali, Khushdil Shah & Shan Masood, Mohammad Rizwan. Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Mohammad Wasim, Shadab Khan. Haris Rauf, Mohammad Hasnain, Naseem Shah, Shahnawaz Dahani & Usman Qadir
5. New Zealand
Squad Not Announced Yet
The reigning winners. Aaron Finch, who also led Australia to a successful T20 World Cup 2021 campaign, will serve as the team’s captain. Australia has overall just once won the competition, once placed second, twice advanced to the semifinals, and three times were eliminated in the group stages.
15 Member Squad: Aaron Finch(c), David Warner, Steven Smith, Josh Inglis, Matthew Wade. Ashton Agar, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Marsh, Tim David. Adam Zampa Josh Hazlewood, Kane Richardson, Mitchell Starc & Pat Cummins.
7. West Indies
West Indies, a two-time champion, will be headed by charismatic wicketkeeper Nicholas Pooran. It’s sad that they will first have to compete in the qualifications before moving on to compete in the real event. While West Indies has won the title twice, they have also twice reached the semifinals and three times failed to go past the group round.
15 Member Squad: Brandon King, Evin Lewis & Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran(C) & Johnson Charles, Jason Holder, Kyle Mayers, Odean Smith, Raymon Reifer & Rovman Powell. Akeal Hosein, Alzarri Joseph, Obed Mccoy, Sheldon Cottrell & Yannic Cariah.
8. Sri Lanka
The cool-headed captain of the Asia Cup 2022 champions will be Dasun Shanaka. The Sri Lankan team has competed in the T20 World Cups with some success. In 2014, they had one tournament victory, one runner-up result, two Semifinal appearances, and three failures to get past the group round.
15 Member Squad: Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa & Kusal Mendis. Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka & Pramod Madushan.