With the International Cricket Council’s T20 World Cup in Australia just five months away, the ideal place to gauge the form of the world’s best players is at the Indian Premier League currently in full swing.
A large West Indies contingent continues to feature at the IPL and the eyes are on some players priming for Australia 2022 with strong and ‘not so strong’ performances at the big show.
Windies Captain Nicholas Pooran’s knock on Thursday joins a 64 not out he also made against Chennai Super Kings. He is one of the region’s shining lights at the tournament thus far.
Lucknow Super Giants’ Jason Holder was hit for nine off five balls by international team-mate Rovman Powell of Delhi Capitals late last week when the pair faced off, with Holder not enjoying his best day with ball in hand. Powell in the meantime has moved past the 200-run mark.
Andre Russell was dismissed for a duck in his last outing for Kolkata Knight Riders, while Alzarri Joseph claimed 1/42 in Gujarat’s win over Royal Challengers Bangalore.