Sometimes the bowlers reign,
Sometimes the batsmen bring runs like the rain,
But who will get the most,
That’s what’s in this post……
1. Pat Cummins
Pat Cummins is among the best bowlers in the world. He has tasted tremendous success last year in both T20 and ODI matches. He has played all six Tests of 2018-19 being one of “Australia’s most valuable assets”. He is now “the premier strike bowler of the national team across all formats after the ODI series win in India in 2019”.
Jasprit Bumrah has been praised by the best batsmen in the world as the toughest bowler to hit. In the death overs, his bowling remains unbeatable and the best in the world. His “uncanny ability to hit the blockhole” made the The International Cricket Council (ICC) name him as one of the five exciting talents making their Cricket World Cup debut.
3. Rashid Khan
Rashid Khan has been successful in IPL 2019 and in the Big bash league 2020 with a hat-trick. He has captivated viewers and players alike with his leg spin (with six different grips ) . His T20I figures of 5/3 against Ireland early last year drove him to the pinnacle of success in his career.
Ravidra Jadeja is a very accurate bowler,gives very little chance for the batsmen to hit against his bowling. He is successful in T20 and ODI matches for India. In October 2019, Jadeja became the quickest left-arm bowler to reach 200 Test wickets. He hit 54 off 50 balls, adorned with six fours and two sixes against New Zealand, in 2019
5. Yuzavendra Chahal
Yuzavendra Chahal is a very smart bowler who bowls according to the weaknesses and strenghts of the batsmen he is bowling to. He plays mind games with the key ingredient of patience, where he tricks the opponent and hence he gets wickets consistently.
Let’s now have a look at The Top 5 list of contenders for the Orange cap .
1. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma, the highest scorer in WC 2019 with 5 centuries. In the recent T20 match against Australia, he scored a century and a half century. He is currently in formidable form.
2. David Warner
David Warner had a great WC in 2019.He scored heavily in the recent T20 matches against Sri Lanka and Pakistan. He won the orange cap 3 times in the IPL including the year 2019. Presently he is in incredible form and looking keen to be the orange cap holder once again.
K.L.Rahul is in great form in the T20 and ODI’s for India. He is the player to watch out for in this IPL. Dubbed as the phoenix, K L Rahul has risen to a place where he has found a spot in the Indian Team despite a bad start at the beginning of 2019.
4. Ben stokes
Ben Stokes has had the best year of his career in 2019 , he single handedly won the WC and Test matches for England. His splendid all-round performance paved the way for an outstanding tournament (465 runs and 7 wickets.)
5. Glen Maxwell
Glen Maxwell has comeback after a rest and is motivated to prove himself. He is a great striker of the ball and is most suited for T20’s. He has made a century and a half century against India in the recent 2020, T20 series in Australia.