Many legends and Cricket experts have different opinions on their best T20 players now days. Former Australian legendary wicket-keeper batsman also picked his top 5 T20 cricketers.
Adam Gilchrist has represented Australia in all formats, Gilchrist is considered as one of best wicket-keeper batsman to ever play game of Cricket. He has over 15,000 runs in International Cricket and he was part of Australia’s World Cup win in 1999, 2003 and 2007.
Here are Top 5 T20 cricketers picked by Australian legend:-
Australian top-order batsman was first pick from Gilly among his top 5 T20 players. Gilchrist is impressed with his way he start his innings. Also Gilchrist stated, Warner has attacking attitude and he is in good confidence after T20 World Cup 2021.
Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 2nd in the list when it comes to top 5 T20 players of Adam Gilchrist. Azam is in purple patch in Cricket. Australian former stated, Babar Azam is versatile across all formats, but also when it’s getting down to T20 cricket. Another thing Gilly stated about Azam is “he can play brilliant in all conditions”.
Hardik Pandya from India is other cricketer in Gilly’s book for Top 5 T20 players. Pandya has looked different T20 player since he has got opportunity to lead in IPL. Pandya led Gujarat Titans to win the title. He is looking more complete T20 player. He is in good confidence and looking much better cricketer.
According to Adam Gilchrist, Pandya is just an awesome cricketer straight across the board. Because of his ability to bat, bowl, field and entertain, “He is at top of the order”.
Backbone of Afghanistan Cricket and asset for any T20 team in the World, Rashid Khan is also in Adam Gilchrist’s list of top 5 T20 players. The Australian wicketkeeping great said that Rashid Khan has to be there in any T20 team. “Cricketer of the year in this format across the world. Over the last decade, Rashid Khan is in there.”
Arguably, one of most destructive opener in the World. Jos Buttler is capable of giving team flying start, play as anchor and finishing the innings. Buttler is one of guy, whom every franchise in the World would like to have him in the team.
“It’s a bit batting heavy I know, but Jos Buttler for me,” Gilchrist said as his 5th T20 player:- “He is just dynamic, his power and his courage to take it on. Simply a stroke of brilliance from him and its game over.”