World Cup 2019: PinkVilla’s team of the tournament

As the thrilling ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 came to its end on Sunday at Lord's with England triumphing the title, PinkVilla presents the team of the tournament
World Cup 2019: PinkVilla’s team of the tournamentEngland triumphed the World Cup 2019
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The ever-exciting ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 concluded on Sunday at Lord’s with England triumphing the title. The tournament was widely watched and cheered by the cricket enthusiasts around the globe. After the fighting league stage, the event witnessed the iconic knockouts, keeping fans on the edge of their seats throughout.


The trophy was doubtlessly lifted by one team but nonetheless, each side played some superb cricket. Amid all this, some players looked in unreal touch, scoring runs, taking wickets and diving around the field, making it more thrilling and delightful to watch. 


With countless performers making a mark in the mega event, it really is tough to say who was the best. However, in this piece, we try to name the best possible team of the World Cup 2019.

Starting with openers: Indian opener, Rohit Sharma, who pilled over 600 runs in the tournament, will pair with as consistent Australia’s David Warner in our team. Both of them scored runs on a constant basis, helping their sides make it to the top four.


In at number three, England’s Joe Root makes a cut for his contributions at the top while number 4 is secured by Pakistan’s Babar Azam. He stood tall for Men in Green in most of the matches. Kane Williamson who was spectacular for New Zealand features the number five spot. He will also captain the side.


Australian wicket-keeper having excelled with the bat and shown resistance behind the wickets comes at the number six. The number seven and eight positions will be held by all-rounders, Shakib Al Hasan, and Ben Stokes, respectively. Both of them had an unforgettable tournament. Shakib was just phenomenal for Bangladesh both with the bat and ball while Ben Stokes played a major part in handing England the mega trophy.


Among bowlers, Australia’s Mitchell Starc and India’s Jasprit Bumrah will spearhead the department. The former finished as the highest wicket-taker of the tournament and latter was the pick of the bowlers for semifinalists, India. New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson, who shared a lot of success in middle-overs, fits as the third seamer in the XI and England’s star performer Jofra Archer takes the 12the man’s spot.


So, PinkVilla’s World Cup 2019 team of the tournament sums up as:

Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Joe Root, Babar Azam, Kane Williamson C, Alex Carrey (WK), Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Stokes, Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Starc, Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer (12th). 

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