India created panic by winning the very first T20 World Cup. Since this tournament, India has been a contender for the title every time but the trophy has not come again.
The Indian cricket team will start its campaign in the T20 World Cup 2021 with a match against Pakistan. This time Team India is a strong contender to win the title. He has run machine captain Virat Kohli, then hitman Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul are also strong batsmen. Also in bowling, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Varun Chakraborty are great. Well this time India has many young faces. But all of them have played at least one International T20 match. But there are Indian stars who started their international T20 career with the T20 World Cup. Today we will talk about them. Two of these players are still playing.
Yusuf Pathan- Yusuf Pathan, known for his explosive batting, made his debut in the final of the 2007 T20 World Cup. He was fed as an opener when Virender Sehwag was injured. Yusuf did not disappoint and scored a quick 15 runs. Then bowled too but did not get the wicket. After this game, Yusuf played for India for many years.
Rohit Sharma- Currently the vice-captain of the Indian T20 team, Rohit started his career with the 2007 T20 World Cup. He also played the first match against England. In this he did not get a chance to bat. But in the match against South Africa, Rohit Sharma scored a fifty. Then played an unbeaten 30-run knock in the final. Since then he became a part of Indian cricket.
Joginder Sharma – By the way, this player is remembered for bowling the last over of the final of the 2007 T20 World Cup and getting India to win. But Joginder Sharma also made his debut from the 2007 T20 World Cup. He played his first match against England. Although he was expensive in this and 57 runs went in his four overs. But he also played further matches and then history was made.
Yuvraj Singh – This left-handed player was the hero of the 2007 World Cup. Yuvraj had already made his ODI and Test debut for India but stepped into the T20 format only through the 2007 World Cup. He had stepped out of the match against Scotland. However, this match could not be held due to rain. After this match, Yuvraj hit six sixes against England. Then played a stormy innings of 70 runs in the semi-final against Australia.
Gautam Gambhir – Highest run-scorer for India in the 2007 T20 World Cup. He scored a half-century against Pakistan in the final and reached a match-winning score. Gautam Gambhir also made his T20 debut in the match against Scotland.
RP Singh- This left-arm fast bowler played a big role in making India the world champion. He made his T20 debut in the 2007 T20 World Cup match against Scotland. RP Singh took 12 wickets in this World Cup. He was joint second in taking wickets.
Robin Uthappa- This right-handed batsman also made his debut in T20 cricket from the 2007 World Cup. Robin Uthappa also made his debut in Scotland match. He played many important innings for India during the tournament. Along with this, the work of reversing the bet was also done with amazing fielding.
Pragyan Ojha- This left-arm spinner also started his T20 career from the T20 World Cup itself. He made his debut in the 2009 tournament played in England against Bangladesh. Pragyan Ojha took four wickets in this match and he was selected player of the match in the debut match itself.
Vinay Kumar- The T20 career of right-arm Karnataka fast bowler also started with the World Cup. He made his debut with the 2010 World Cup. The first match was played in front of Sri Lanka and took two wickets.
Piyush Chawla – This leg-spinner bowler also made his debut in the 2010 T20 World Cup. Piyush Chawla made his T20 debut in the match against South Africa. In this he took a wicket.
Murali Vijay- Murali Vijay, who played the role of opener for India, also made his debut with the 2010 T20 World Cup. His first match was against Afghanistan. In this, Murali Vijay scored 48 runs. He was the highest scorer for India.
Mohit Sharma – The T20 debut of this right-arm fast bowler also happened from the World Cup. He made his debut in the 2014 World Cup in Bangladesh. Mohit Sharma played the first match against Australia and took a wicket.
Mohammed Shami- This player’s debut in International T20 happened only through the World Cup. Mohammed Shami made his debut in the match against Pakistan in 2014. Shami took a wicket in this. Mohammed Shami is still playing for India. He will be the main bowler of India in T20 World Cup 2021.