T20 World Cup 2021: The 14th edition of the Indian Premier League being played in the UAE is at its last stop. After Chennai Super Kings, the team of Kolkata Knight Riders has reached the final. The title match will be played between the two teams on November 15. Delhi Capitals team may have been out of the race to win the title after losing the second qualifier match, but there are three such players in Delhi Capitals, who have been included in the Indian team for the World Cup. These three players performed well for Delhi this season and can also become a strong link for the Indian team in the T20 World Cup starting from October 17.
The Indian team will start its World Cup campaign against Pakistan on 24 October. All matches of T20 World Cup Group 1 and 2 will be played in the UAE, which will benefit all the cricketers playing in the IPL in the World Cup. Let us tell you that Rishabh Pant and Ravichandran Ashwin are two such players in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup, who are playing for Delhi Capitals and all three are in good form. Apart from this, Shreyas Iyer and Axar Patel will also be associated with the Indian team as reserve players.
The best performance of these players in UAE is a good sign for the Indian team. While on the one hand these players have adapted well to the environment there, on the other hand they have got a lot of experience of the pitch and the situation. Delhi Capitals captain Rishabh Pant scored more than 400 runs in IPL 2021. In bowling, Axar Patel has taken 15 wickets at an average of about 18, while Ashwin has taken 5 wickets giving runs at an economy of less than eight. If we talk about Shreyas Iyer, then he has played only 8 matches this season and scored 175 runs.
Apart from this, 6 players playing for Mumbai Indians have been selected in the Indian team for the T20 World Cup, while two players from Punjab Kings and one each from Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Kolkata Knight Riders have been selected in the Indian team. Got a place in the team. It is obvious that playing these players in UAE for a long time and performing well can be helpful for the Indian team in the World Cup.