Australia is well set to host the 8th edition T20 World Cup. Sadly some of the top-notch players won’t be available to play in the tournament due to several reasons. We have listed down the names of the injured XI of T20 Worldcup 2022 in this article.
With the tournament in the rush, every nation is doing its best to hoist the prestigious T20 international trophy. The host nation was the former winner of this delightful trophy. Australia won the 2021 T20 World Cup held in UAE.
However, some of the world-class players are to miss this tournament this year.
Injured XI of T20 Worldcup 2022
Talking about openers, they are the key players for a better score on the scoreboard. However, openers like Johnny Bairstow and Josh Inglis are about to miss their T20 campaign due to injury.
Johnny Bairstow(broken fibula): Johnny Bairstow is the first name in our list of the injured XI of T20 World Cup 2022. He is replaced by Alex Hales.
The explosive opener could have changed the course of the innings in a short time. However, he injured his ankle while playing golf and now is ruled out from the upcoming tournament.
His T20 stats are quite impressive so far. The English International has played 19 innings scoring 337 runs. Likewise, he also has 1 half-century on his record. Furthermore, the England opener has an average of 24.04 in 265 T20 balls.
Josh Inglis(right-hand cut): The Australian wicketkeeper and opener have been ruled out of the squad due to an injury cut in his right hand.
Josh injured his right hand while playing golf in Sydney on 19th October 2022. Currently, he is replaced by Cameron Green.
Inglis also has amazing batting in this format of cricket. He has played 10 T20 matches in total scoring 228 runs in his 9 innings.
Likewise, the player is yet to score any half-century in the format. However, his strike rate and average are quite impressive.
By far now, the player has maintained a strike rate of 145.2 along with an average of 22.80 in 157 T20 balls.
Rassie Van Der Dussen(broken finger):
Another promising player to join the injured XI of T20 World Cup 2022 is Dussen. Van Dussen has been replaced by Wiaan Mulder.
Dussen injured his left index finger while playing the final third test against England. The South African International has played 37 innings in the T20 Internationals.
His highest score in this format is 94*. Likewise, the explosive batsman has seven half-centuries with a strike rate of 128.73 and an average of 36.
Daryl Mitchell(hand fracture): Mitchell faced his injury in training. Now, he will be replaced by wicketkeeper-batter Dane Cleaver for the tournament.
Since the injury, the explosive middle-order man has been dropped out of the Starting XI.
Daryl has played 35 matches in the T20 international. The fierce batsman has 657 runs in his 33 innings.
Furthermore, Daryl has a strike rate of 141.59 with an average of 25.27. Likewise, his highest score in this format is 72.
Ravindra Jadeja(knee surgery): The talented spinner and middle-order batsman is about to miss the T20 tournament following his knee surgery.
This might be a huge blow to the Indian squad. Jadeja has been one of the prominent players for the middle order of the Indian team.
His absence will be marked with a great hole in the team. However, Axar Patel is set to replace Jadeja in his absence.
The left-arm orthodox bowler and batsman have played 34 innings in T20 internationals. His average in this format is 24.05 with a strike rate of 124.52.
Likewise, his highest score is 46*. Furthermore, he also has impressive stats as a bowler too. Jadeja has taken 51 wickets bowling 1237 balls.
Moreover, his economy rate is 7.05 and his best stats as a bowler is 3/15.
Dwaine Pretorius(left thumb injury): Another major name in our injured XI for the T20 2022 world cup.
The player injured his left thumb during the T20 series against India. Marco Jensen has been selected to replace Dwaine.
Dwaine has played 17 innings for his team as a batsman scoring 261 runs in total. His highest score till today is 77*.
Likewise, he has a strike rate of 164.15 with an average of 21.75.
Furthermore, his stats as a bowler is also awesome. The middle-order maestro of the South African team has played 27 innings as a bowler.
In his 27 innings, the player has taken 35 wickets and he has an economy of 8.28. Likewise, his highest wicket in a single match is 5/17.
Deepak Chahar(back injury): Deepak Chahar is a prominent bowler for the Indian squad.
However, he is to miss the T20 2022 T20 world cup in Australia due to his back injury in the Tata IPL 2022. He will be replaced by Washington Sundar.
The right-arm medium pacer has played 24 innings for India. Chahar has managed to take 29 wickets bowling 516 balls.
Likewise, he has an economy of 3.38 and his best performance is 6/7.
Jofra Archer(lower back fracture): Jofra is another name in our list of the injured XI of T20 world cup 2022. The pacer has been dealing with injuries since 2020.
The player suffered from a troublesome right elbow, a freak hand injury, and recently a stress fracture of his lower back. Now, Richard Gleeson will play instead of Archer.
The 27-year-old fast bowler has played 12 innings for England in this format.
He has managed 14 wickets from his total innings with an economy of 7.89. Likewise, the fast bowler’s best performance is 4/33.
Dushmanta Chameera(calf injury): Sri Lanka’s pacer has already missed Asia Cup due to this injury and is about to miss the T20 2022 World Cup. Kasun Rajitha will perform in the place of Chameera.
The right-arm fast bowler has played 52 innings as a bowler for Sri Lanka. Moreover, he has 52 wickets in his name with an economy of 8.08.
Moreover, the player has spelled 1118 balls in total giving 1507 runs. Likewise, his best performance so far is 4/17.
Jasprit Bumrah(stress back fracture): The bowling prodigy of the Indian team, Jasprit Bumrah is about to miss the T20 world cup 2022.
Currently, he is suffering from a stress fracture in his back. He is one of the best bowlers on our list of the injured XI of T20 2022 world cup.
Mohammad Shami is set to replace Bumrah. Likewise, Jasprit has played 59 innings as a bowler and has taken 70 wickets.
Moreover, he also has a very good economy of 6.62. Likewise, the right-arm fast bowler has the best performance of 3/11.
Reece Topley(ankle injury): The last name on our injured XI of T20 world cup 2022 is Reece Topley.
The English international rolled and injured his left ankle while performing a fielding drill against Pakistan. Now, Tymal Mills is all set to play instead of Topley.
Reece is a left-arm fast-medium bowler who has played 22 innings for the English side. The 28-year-old has 22 wickets in his name.
Moreover, he has an average economy of 8.30, and his best performance till now is 3/22.