Oldest XI of T20 World Cup 2022

T20 World Cup: There was a time when it was considered that T20 cricket was a game for young players. But over the years, veteran players have shown that they also belong to this format. In fact, if we take that fact out, we will see that experienced players often dominate this format. With the T20 World Cup 2022 just a few days away, all the teams have announced their squads for the ICC event.

Every team has gone with a mix of experienced and young players in their squad. But for your better information, we will tell you that there are a few players in the upcoming event who are well above 35 years of age. Thus, in this article, we will bring you the best playing XI of those players who are the oldest in their team.

1. Rohit Sharma and David Warner (Openers)

There have been a few players over 35 in the league. But if we talk about the two best of the best openers in the T20 World Cup, Rohit Sharma and David Warner certainly make the list. Both players are among the highest run-getters in the history of the T20 World Cup. Rohit (35 years and 157 days) and Warner (35 years and 342 days) are the two oldest players in the tournament.

2. Middle Order Batsmen

The oldest middle-order batters that will feature in the upcoming world cup are England’s Dawid Malan (35 years and 31 days), all-rounder Moeen Ali (35 years and 108 days) and New Zealand’s Martin Guptill (36 years and 4 days). These three players are well experienced in the T20 format and have loads of experience.

3. Wicket-keeper

There are a few good wicket-keepers in the T20 WC, but when it comes to the oldest, India’s Dinesh Karthik tops the list. DK was one of the few players who also played in the inaugural edition in 2007 in South Africa and also played in 2022. He is currently among the oldest in the tournament, at 37 years and 125 days.

4. All Rounders

Talking about the oldest all-rounders in the tournament, there are a few names that come to mind. But we can only pick some of the best ones. So, No. 1 ranked T20I all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (35 years and 194 days) is certainly at the top. Apart from him, English all-rounder Chris Woakes (33 years and 216 days) is another option in the team.

5. Oldest Bowlers for T20 World Cup

Talking about the oldest bowlers to feature in the upcoming world cup, India’s veteran spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (36 years and 17 days) certainly makes it to the top. Apart from him, New Zealand pacers Tim Southree (33 years and 297 days) and Trent Boult (33 years and 74 days) are two of the best options considering the oldest bowlers.

Oldest XI of T20 World Cup 2022: Rohit Sharma (India), David Warner (Australia), Martin Guptill (New Zealand), Dawid Malan (England), Moeen Ali (England), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Chris Woakes (England), Dinesh Karthik (India), Ravi Ashwin (India), Tim Southee (New Zealand) and Trent Boult (New Zealand)

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