2018 was a year that showcased some riveting contests across all 3 formats. While Test cricket hogged the limelight, for the most part, T20 wasn’t too far behind. Just like every year, the shortest format keeps growing in popularity. We have compiled the best performers for Cricadium’s Best T20I XI of 2018.
India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Australia were the teams that played the most number of T20 Internationals this year. So, the T20I XI of 2018 is studded with glittering performers from these countries.
Here is Cricadium’s Best T20I XI of 2018
#1 Shikhar Dhawan
Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan didn’t have a great time in Test cricket in 2018. He was dropped from the side midway through the England tour. However, it didn’t impact his white ball form one bit. In fact, his game in the shortest form raised a few notches this year.
The left-hander ended the year as the leading run-getter in T20 Internationals. He scored 689 runs in 18 T20Is at an average of 40.52 and a strike rate of 147.22. Also, he made 6 half-centuries, which is the join most in 2018.