Harsha Bhogle Selects his T20 XI of the Year

Harsha Bhogle Selects his T20 XI of the Year

Rashid Khan, Harsha Bhogle
Rashid Khan is the best bowler in T20 format (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images)

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The famous commentator Harsha Bhogle has picked his T20 XI of 2018. Bhogle has got some real power hitters in his team for the year. Aaron Finch and Shikhar Dhawan open the innings for Bhogle’s team. Finch is the current ODI and T20I captain of Australia and has done a fine job in the shortest format of the game. The Australian right-hander has scored 531 runs in the ongoing calendar year in the shortest version.

Shikhar Dhawan is the other opener in Bhogle’s side. The Indian southpaw opener has scored most runs in T20I in 2018 as he has amassed 689 runs.

Shikhar Dhawan, Australia vs India 2018
Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo by Albert Perez/Getty Images)

It is one strong team.

Meanwhile, New Zealand opener Colin Munro comes to bat at one down in the T20 XI side. Munro has scored three T20I hundreds in his career and has scored 500 runs in 2018 in T20I format. Rishabh Pant takes the fourth place in the batting position. Pant had a stellar Indian Premier League season as he had scored 684 runs.

Furthermore, another power hitter Glenn Maxwell makes the cut into Bhogle’s team. Maxwell has scored 506 runs in 17 matches in the ongoing year.

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Andre Russell fills the all-rounder’s role as the Windies power-hitter also get a place in the side. Russell had a made a prolific comeback to the game after serving his one-year ban. Dwayne Bravo who retired from all the forms of the game is the second all-rounder in Harsha Bhogle’s team.

Dwayne Bravo, Maratha Arabians
Dwayne Bravo (Credits – Getty)

Rashid Khan who is the number one spinner in the shortest format of the game also gets a place. The Afghanistan talisman spinner has scalped 22 wickets in the ongoing year. Sunil Narine also finds a place as the Windies spinner doesn’t let the batsmen off the hook.

Read More: Most Wickets in IPL.

Jofra Archer who impressed in both Big Bash League and Indian Premier League is included in the side. Furthermore, Billy Stanlake who has taken 25 wickets in 16 matches in 2018 gets a place in the side.

Here is Harsha Bhogle’s T20 XI of 2018 which he picked while analysing on Cricbuzz:

Aaron Finch, Shikhar Dhawan, Colin Munro, Rishabh Pant, Glenn Maxwell, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Rashid Khan, Sunil Narine, Jofra Archer, Billy Stanlake.

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