With just about a month left for the T20 World Cup 2022, the excitement of the tournament is at the very top among the fans. The 2022 T20 World Cup will be played in Australia starting from the 16th of October with the final scheduled on the 13th of November.
The T20 World Cup was first played in the year 2007 when the Indian cricket team beat the Pakistan team to win the inaugural title. Some of the best players from around the world took part in the competition.
And now while it has been about 15 years since the 2007 T20 World Cup was played, there are still a couple of players who played in the 2007 T20 World Cup and will also play in the T20 World Cup 2022. So today in this article, we take a look at 4 such players.
The current Indian team captain Rohit Sharma is the first of the player who played in the T20 World Cup in 2007 and will play in the T20 World Cup 2022. While Rohit was a young middle-order batsman in the 2007 edition, he has today matured as Team India’s captain and is one of the best opening batsman of current generation.
The Indian wicketkeeper batsman made a miraculous comeback to the Indian team after being almost ruled out. While Karthik was a key member of the Indian team, but as days gone by, Karthik lost his place in the team and became a fringe player. But he made a strong comeback with his performance in the IPL 2022 and has been named in Team India’s squad.
Shakib Al Hasan
An young all-rounder from Bangladesh made his mark in the T20 World Cup 2007 and about 15 years later, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan is today counted among some of the top all-rounders in the world. Shakib will also be leading the Bangladesh team in the T20 World Cup 2022 with a real high expectation.
Zimbabwe’s veteran left-handed batter Sean Williams is another player who played in the T20 World Cup 2007 and will also play in the T20 World Cup 2022. Zimbabwe have not qualified for the main Super 12 round will have to finish top 2 in their group to make it to the Super 12 round.