5 players who performed unexpectedly better this World Cup
This edition of ICC cricket World Cup saw brilliant performances from unexpected players, carrying their teams to winning ways. There were very less expectations from them to perform that outstandingly in this World Cup, yet they did. We have selected 5 players who the fans had less expectations from, but came out at the top in this World Cup
Here are 5 players who are having an unexpected great stint at this World cup:
1. Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan just came out of the blue to carry his team throughout this World Cup campaign. His performance in this edition is one of the best all round performances in World Cup history. Shakib hit 7 fifty plus scores in 8 matches and his lowest score was 41. He also took 11 wickets with the ball. In total he scored 606 runs in this World Cup campaign for Bangladesh.
2. Ben Stokes
He is another all-rounder in the list who performed brilliantly in this world cup. Stokes had a poor IPL and was struggling with his form. He was also not in his best form in ODI cricket since last year but in this World cup he has been fantastic. He has scored 381 runs and taken 7 wickets in this tournament. England are hoping that he continues his fantastic form in the important matches ahead.
3. Alex Carey
If we say that Alex Carey is best Wicket keeper batsman in this world cup? Will you be shocked? But, it’s true that Alex Carey has been outstanding in this World cup with the bat. Each and every time he came to bat at no. 7 position he saved the falling Australia. He was calm and played superbly. He has scored 329 runs with the bat at no. 7 which is quite a remarkable stat. http://alleysport.com
4. Lockie Ferguson
New Zealand fast bowler, Lockie Ferguson has been the best bowler for his team in the World cup. He has silenced all his doubters with an amazing stint in this tournament. Lockie Ferguson has taken 17 wickets in 7 matches, setting high hopes from the NZ fans on him. https://alleysport.com/2019/07/06/top-world-cup-moments/
5. Mohammad Saifuddin
Saifuddin was Bangladesh’s great find in this world cup. He was sensational in the death overs. He has bowled most Yorkers by any bowler in this world cup. Saifuddin was good at batting as well and helped his team in scoring important runs. With the ball, he took 13 wickets and is raised as a good all-rounder for sure. He is one of the players who had an unexpected world cup stint. https://alleysport.com/2019/07/06/top-world-cup-moments/