The T20 World Cup is a perfect tournament for all the fantasy cricket enthusiasts. Nonstop matches for 3 weeks and best players to choose daily in their fantasy teams. In this feature we will put our thinking caps on and tell you those 11 key players that you must pick in your fantasy team during the T20 World Cup.
1 Mohammad Rizwan
The Pakistan wicket keeper batsman has been in cracking form in T20Is in the last one year. Rizwan showed his class against India in the opening match when he not only made 78* in the run chase but also picked valuable catches. He scored the most fantasy points in the India and Pakistan match which didn’t surprise anyone.
You should surely pick Rizwan in your fantasy team in all Pakistan matches during the T20 World Cup as he is extremely consistent with the bat and his glove work is immaculate behind the stumps.
- KL Rahul
The Indian opener may have failed with the bat against Pakistan but KL Rahul in the last few months has scored runs for fun in T20 cricket. He’s currently at the peak of his powers and when he gets set you can be guaranteed that he will not disappoint you if he’s part of your fantasy team. KL Rahul is a must pick during India matches throughout the T20 World Cup.
- Virat Kohli
The run machine Virat Kohli can easily be made captain of vice-captain in your fantasy team in this T20 World Cup. Kohli always saves his best for the T20 World Cup and has so far scored 10 half centuries in just 17 innings.
His consistency is just at another level and he’s a dream pick for anyone in his fantasy team. Kohli hardly fails with the bat plus he fields at important positions and takes catches which will help you fetch a lot of fantasy points during the T20 World Cup.
- Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell is one impact player that should be a must pick in your fantasy team throughout the World Cup. Apart from his outrageous batting skills, Maxwell also bowls decent off spinners and picks wickets of left-handed batsmen. He also contributes in every match on the field that makes him a sure shot pick in your fantasy team during the 2021 T20 World Cup.
- Aiden Markaram
The South African batsman Aiden Markaram has been showing his class in T20 cricket in the last 6 months. He has matured as a player and has now started to contribute in almost every match for Australia. Batting at 4, Markaram can play both as an anchor and a power hitter and he is a kind of player whom you cannot ignore in your fantasy team.
He also bowls spin in the power play and has this knack of picking wickets. If Markaram is at his best in this T20 World Cup he will win you a big fantasy league this T20 WC.
The Bangladeshi legend is just something else in an ICC tournament for his side. So far, he has been a nightmare for opposition in this T20 World Cup. His left arm spin has made life difficult for all batsmen and with the bat too he has always helped his side get to a commanding position.
While making your fantasy team you can definitely trust Shakib to produce the goods in the T20 World Cup and help you attain the top spots in the fantasy leader board.
- Moeen Ali
Another player which should be one of the first fantasy picks for you during England matches is all-rounder Moeen Ali. He was outstanding with the ball in the opening match against West Indies and continued his prolific form that he found during IPL.
Moeen Ali is a perfect all-rounder in your fantasy team as he bats in the top order and also bowls 4 overs in every innings. He is a match winner with both bat and ball in UAE conditions and it should be a no brainer to include him in your fantasy team during the T20 World Cup.
Probably the best all-rounder in the world for Asian conditions, Ravindra Jadeja is a marquee fantasy pick that you shouldn’t ignore during this T20 World Cup. In all departments Jadeja can help you get a lot of points which is always a huge bonus. Jadeja also has a point to prove in this T20 World Cup and will be extra motivated which is why you must trust his exploits and always pick him in your fantasy team this T20 World Cup.
- Rashid Khan
The irresistible Rashid Khan from Afghanistan is expected to be among the top wicket takers in this T20 World Cup. The magician hardly has an off day with the ball and if he gets a chance to bat, he scores valuable runs for his side. In every Afghanistan match during this T20 World Cup. Rashid should be the first player in your fantasy team.
- Shaheen Afridi
We saw what he did against India in the high voltage clash and Shaheen Afridi is expected to enhance his reputation in every match this T20 World Cup. Probably the best new ball bowler in the world, Shaheen makes the ball talk in the power play and picks big wickets. As a fast bowler in your fantasy team Shaheen’s name should be an automatic choice for you throughout the T20 World Cup.
- Jasprit Bumrah
Last but not the least, the spearhead of Indian bowling Jasprit Bumrah is without a doubt the best T20 bowler in the world. If you don’t pick Bumrah in your fantasy team you will surely regret it later as he has mastered the art of picking wickets in UAE in T20 cricket. He should be a lock in all India matches in your fantasy team throughout the T20 World Cup.