World Cup team of the tournament Mitchell Starc Alex Carey named David

first_img The opening spots were taken by top scorer Rohit Sharma and England star Jason Roy.MORE: Umpires made crucial error amid Ben Stokes overthrow incidentThere were two Aussies named however, with fast bowler Mitchell Starc and keeper-batsman Alex Carey both selected.Starc amassed 27 wickets for the tournament, well ahead of Lockie Ferguson (21) in second place, while Carey emerged as key part of Australia’s line up, playing several crucial innings to finish with 375 runs for the tournament.Winner’s England had the most inclusions, with Roy joined by batsman Joe Root, final man-of-the-match Ben Stokes and Super Over hero Jofra Archer.Runners-up New Zealand had player of the tournament and skipper Kane Williamson and paceman Ferguson selected, while Jasprit Bumrah joined Rohit as the only Indians. Aussie opener David Warner fell one run short of topping the run-scorers tally at the World Cup, though there wasn’t room for him in the team of the tournament. The left-hander finished with 647 runs, including a tournament-high knock of 166 against Bangladesh in Nottingham.center_img Bangladeshi all-rounder Shakid Al Hasan was a worthy selection after impressing with both bat and ball throughout.The team was put together by a five-person panel made up of Ian Bishop, Ian Smith, Isa Guha, Geoff Allardice and Lawrence Booth.ICC’s 2019 World Cup team of the tournament:Jason Roy, Rohit Sharma, Kane Williamson (c), Joe Root, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Stokes, Alex Carey (wk), Mitchell Starc, Jofra Archer, Lockie Ferguson, Jasprit Bumrahlast_img

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