The League Stage of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 has finally concluded, now the cricket world awaits the two Semifinal matches which will follow the big clash of the final match between semifinal winners on November 19. While the first semifinal round is scheduled at Wankhede between India and New Zealand, the second one is scheduled between South Africa and Australia at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 16.
All the teams have been truly exceptional and performed extraordinary throughout the tournament with team India being the No.1 team wreaking havoc on all the opponent teams having maintained its winning streak in nine out of nine matches. None of the contesting teams were able to maintain their winning record in such a consistent way. Also, no team registered a record for losing all the nine matches it played throughout the tournament.
Fox Cricket’s Team of the Tournament!
After the conclusion of the League Stage, Australia’s television channel Fox Cricket stated it’s “ICC World Cup 2023 team of the tournament.” Among the batsmen, it picked the likes of South Africa’a Quinton de Kock, Australia’s David Warner, New Zealand’s Rachin Ravindra, India’s Virat Kohli, and Afghanistan’s Azmatullah Omarzai. Among the all-rounders, Australia’s Glenn Maxwell, India’s Ravindra Jadeja and South Africa’s Marco Jansen remained the top choices. For the bowling unit, it picked India’s Jasprit Bumrah, Australia’s Adam Zampa, Sri Lanka’s Dilshan Madushanka and finally India’s Mohammad Shami as its 12th man.
Fox Cricket chose its captain as team India’s veteran pacer Jasprit Bumrah who will lead the team. India’s legendary batsman Virat Kohli is the leading run getter of the tournament followed by South African Quinton de Kock and among the bowlers, Australia’s Adam Zampa stands as the leading wicket taker at 22 followed by Dilshan Madushanka with 21 wickets. If we look at its composition, this team is beyond exceptional, with all the complete players.