The 2023 World Cup witnessed many spectacular performances from well-known names like Virat Kohli, David Warner, and others. However on the identical time, it additionally witnessed many disappointments when huge names like Jos Buttler, Temba Bavuma and Babar Azam did not carry out as per expectations. Here’s a record of the highest 5 gamers who have been billed as performing properly however failed usually.
Jos Buttler was imagined to defend the title received by Eoin Morgan in 2019. Nevertheless, the protection was off to a gradual begin as New Zealand defeated the defending champions by 9 wickets. Buttler was seen trying to find concepts as his bowling modifications didn’t work. Though he scored 43 runs on this match, from then on it went from unhealthy to worse for the Lancashire man as he managed to attain simply 95 runs within the subsequent innings at a median of lower than 12.
As captain, there was little question about Temba Bavuma’s capability to encourage his males, make the proper modifications in bowling, and create excellent subject setups to lure opposition batsmen. However the place Bavuma failed was in his batting, which is why South Africa struggled a lot. Not even a single fifty within the eight innings after which being bowled out for a duck within the all-important semi-final meant Bavuma let his workforce down when it mattered most.
With Babar Azam, it was the alternative as a result of he was nonetheless able to doing issues with the bat, however with the captain, each change he made was disappointing. With 340 runs in 9 innings at a median of 40, he can nonetheless be taken in an ODI if different batsmen carry out alongside him. Nevertheless, others failed when he failed, and the bowlers failed huge time, making Babar look very unhealthy as a captain and as a participant as properly. He did not shine in huge video games, which was his greatest downfall.
Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh was imagined to be a giant shock and a celebration for the massive groups if not a contender. They completed sixth within the World Cup Premier League. Nevertheless, with the pre-tournament chaos surrounding workforce choice, the main focus shifted.
Nevertheless, Shakib Al Hasan, the in-form participant who scored over 500 runs within the 2019 World Cup and in addition contributed brilliantly with the ball, ought to have led them properly. Nevertheless, it was his failure that grew to become the focus of Bangladesh’s poor show. Shakib solely had fifty-one wickets within the seven matches he performed. His harm additionally grew to become a significant concern for the workforce.
With simply six wickets in seven matches, Mark Wooden has failed miserably on this World Cup. Being England’s bowler in Jofra Archer’s absence, he was supposed to guide the pack however grew to become too heavy to hold within the pack. Wooden’s financial system price was by no means an issue as he bowled but in addition took wickets. However this time it was his strike price that was dismal to take a look at (54.6). The failure of Wooden and Butler with bat and ball partly contributed to England’s failure on the World Cup as an entire.
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