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8 Players to watch out for in this Twenty20

Here is TopperLearning’s pick of players from among the top 8 ICC T20 World Cup teams to watch out for...


Dwayne Bravo: West Indies

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Dwayne is a genuine all-rounder who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm medium–fast pace. Since 2004, he has played 40 Test matches, 164 One Day Internationals (ODIs) and 55 Twenty20 Internationals for the West Indies.


Jasprit Bumrah: India

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Jasprit is an Indian right-arm fast –medium bowler who also plays for the Mumbai Indians. He made his first class debut in the Indian Premier League for the Mumbai Indians on 4th April 2013, taking 3/32 against Royal Challengers Bengaluru. He also made an impact with his T20 debut on 26 January 2016 with 3/23.


Josh Hazlewood: Australia        

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At the age of 17, Josh became the youngest fast bowler who was selected by New South Wales when he faced New Zealand in November 2008. Later, in less than two years, he was in his first ODI against England.  


Umar Akmal: Pakistan

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Umar made his ODI debut on 1 August 2009 against Sri Lanka and his Test debut against New Zealand on 23 November 2009. He is a right-handed batsman and a part-time spinner.


Shehan Jayasuriya: Sri Lanka

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Shehan is a left-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler who plays for Sri Lanka. He made his debut against Moratuwa Sports Club, against whom he scored a half century in the only innings that he batted.  


Steven Finn: England

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Steven is the largest beanpole fast bowler to carry England’s hopes. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler who made his England Test debut in 2010 against Bangladesh.


Kagiso Rabada: South Africa

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Kagiso is a right-arm fast bowler who bats left-handed. He made his Twenty20 International debut for South Africa against Australia on 5 November 2014. He also played for the 2014 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup. 


Corey Anderson: New Zealand

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Corey has always been known for his powerful striking, but he took it to a new level when he broke the world record for the fastest ODI hundred with 36 balls against West Indies in Queenstown. He also plays as an all-rounder for the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.


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