The commencement for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 has started, and all partaking groups are preparing for the celebration competition. The authority dates and timetable are on the way, the contest is scheduled to happen in India (or UAE) in October-November.
With T20 matches ruling the cricket schedule in the previous few years, fans are anticipating some staggering activity in the marquee occasion.
Numerous players and specialists have additionally picked their top choices for the competition. Previous South African skipper Faf du Plessis is the furthest down the line one to join the fad.
The batsman anticipated hosts India and reigning champs West Indies as the leaders to secure the T20 World Cup. Both these sides are studded with noticeable T20 stars. Henceforth, Faf Du Plessis sees them flourishing in the rivalry.
“The shorter, the format, you feel like there are more teams that can have a chance. If I look at teams with good firepower and experience, you have to look at West Indies and the fact that they have brought back all their players; almost given them a directive to try and be the team that wins three times,” said by Plessis on a virtual conference.
“All the guys you wouldn’t have seen playing much of international cricket will be back; Dwayne Bravo, Andre Russell. That’s a lot of experience if you count the number of T20 caps,” further added by him.
Discussing India, the Proteas charm said the Virat Kohli side has all rudiments covered with a few intense choices in the batting and bowling office.
“They have experience, and they cover all their skills with good wrist spinners and fast bowlers, death bowlers and an explosive batting lineup. And England, a successful ODI unit, is a strong team too but India, West Indies are my favourites right now,”said by him.
Then, Faf du Plessis, who declared his retirement from Test cricket recently, hasn’t been in South Africa’s T20I group as yet.
The right handed batsman hasn’t been picked in the public side for the forthcoming visit through West Indies and Ireland. Subsequently, it is intriguing to check whether he is included in the T20 World Cup or not.
He’ll next be seen playing for Quetta Gladiators in the rest of Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2021, which gets under way from June 9 in UAE.