The First T20 world cup was played in 2007 which was almost 15 years ago. The 2007 world cup is marked as the birth of the T20 format. Not every player was interested in the T20 format of the game but now every player wants to play T20I cricket for his team. In this article, we will see 5 players who played in the 2007 T20 world cup and will also play in the 2022 T20 world cup.
#1 Rohit Sharma
Indian captain and opener, Rohit Sharma was part of the Indian team which won the 2007 T20 world cup. Rohit Sharma played a very important knock of 30 runs against Pakistan in the finals of the 2007 world cup. In 2022 Rohit will lead team India in the T20 world cup. Since 2007 many things have changed for Rohit Sharma, he is now a full-time all-format captain of India.
#2 Shakib Al Hasan
Bangladesh’s star all-rounder, Shakib Al Hasan can play in the 2022 T20 world cup if all things go right for him. Shakib is one of the best all-rounders in world cricket. He has played 31 matches in T20 World Cup. Shakib was part of the Bangladesh team in the 2007 T20 world cup where he played 6 matches for his team.
#3 Dinesh Karthik
Wicket keeper batsmen, Dinesh Karthik was unable to make an impact in the 2007 T20 world cup but his journey is a perfect comeback story. After a very good season with Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL 2022 Dinesh Karthik was picked for the South Africa series where 37-year-old Karthik made the first half-century of his career. India is expecting a lot from him and he has already set him for the upcoming T20 world cup.
#4 Mushfiqur Rahim
Bangladesh wicket-keeper batsman, Mushfiqur Rahim is a very experienced player. Rahim played in the 2007 T20 world cup and he will be a confirmed player for Bangladesh for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Rahim is a very experienced player and he also for the experience of this format. His presence is very important for the Bangladesh team.