Kohli, Gayle in T20 Team of the Tournament
Virat Kohli was the only Indian who could find a place in ICC’s T20 Team of the Tournament; Suresh Raina was included as the 12th man. Kolhi managed to impress with his consistent performances, his highest score of 78* came against Pakistan. RCBian Chris Gayle too made it to the team. Gayle played a vital role in West Indies’ World Twenty20 campaign. He made 222 runs in 7 matches, his highest score in the tournament was 75*.
RCBians Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka, AB de Villiers of South Africa were also in consideration but could not make it to the final XI.
Here’s the T20 Team of the Tournament
Chris Gayle (West Indies)
Shane Watson (Australia)
Virat Kohli (India)
Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) (C)
Luke Wright (England)
Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) (WK)
Marlon Samuels (West Indies)
Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
Mitchell Starc (Australia)
Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)
Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Suresh Raina (India) 12th Man