In ODI cricket, openers play a huge role as they are the ones who are expected to provide a good start to the team and to provide momentum to the team. the 2023 World Cup, you will see many openers who are top cricketers in the world, some are playing their last World Cup and some are playing there first. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 openers in World Cup 2023 to watch out for.
#5 Devon Conway
We all know New Zealand is a very formidable and competitive side and their opener, Devon Conway is very underrated in cricket. He is a class batter and have enough experience of playing in Indian conditions. You can see him in the top run-getters list by the end of the tournament.
#4 Quinton De Kock
South African left-handed opener, Quinton De Kock is a very talented player of this modern generation. De Kock loves batting in India, we have seen him doing wonders in IPL. De Kock has already announced his retirement from ODI cricket after the 2023 World Cup, therefore he will surely play to make a statement.
#3 Rohit Sharma
It was a dream World Cup for Rohit Sharma in 2019, he was in his career-best form in that World Cup, and he will lead team India and when it comes to playing in India, you can never write him off in any condition. Hitman can once again repeat his 2019 World Cup story in 2023.
#2 David Warner
One of the top batsmen of modern-day cricket, David Warner loves to bat in ICC tournaments. He has always been a main man for Australia in ICC tournaments. Warner was the second-highest run-getter in the 2019 World Cup and in 2023 he is already looking in red-hot form and very excited to play in one of his favourite countries.
#1 Shubman Gill
Of all those experienced batters above in the list, here is the young Shubman Gill who is on everyone’s tongue. Gill has seen a top performer in 2023 and he is already living in the dream form of his life. Known as the Prince of Indian cricket, Shubman Gill is one of the top contenders for the highest run-getters in the tournament.