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England's Dawid Malan Shines Bright as a Star in the ICC T20I World Cup

  • Posted on October 11, 2023
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In a cricketing spectacle, Dawid Malan, the seasoned England cricketer, has stepped into the limelight at the age of 36. For much of his ODI career, Malan played second fiddle to Joe Root for the No. 3 position in the English cricket team. The formidable opening pair of Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow meant that the swashbuckling southpaw found himself mostly benched despite being in his thirties.

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In a cricketing spectacle, Dawid Malan, the seasoned England cricketer, has stepped into the limelight at the age of 36. For much of his ODI career, Malan played second fiddle to Joe Root for the No. 3 position in the English cricket team. The formidable opening pair of Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow meant that the swashbuckling southpaw found himself mostly benched despite being in his thirties.

However, Roy's prolonged slump in form and Malan's consistent performance in the past year led to his inclusion in the playing XI. At Dharamshala, Malan showcased why he was a vital contender throughout the World Cup preparations.

Surviving an early LBW appeal by Mustafizur Rahman, Malan swiftly found his rhythm, peppering the Bangladeshi pacers with boundaries during the powerplay. As the field opened up, he began clearing the ropes at ease against the spinners. Shakib al Hasan's experience couldn't halt the onslaught, with Malan amassing 140 runs off 107 deliveries, including 16 boundaries and five maximums.

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His mastery over the fresh surface at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium delighted the strokeplayer in him. Despite reaching three figures in 23 ODI innings previously, his performances in recent ICC T20I World Cups were lackluster. His initial form in this tournament was shaky, making a substantial and stylish knock imperative to validate his position atop the order, replacing the dynamic Roy.

Malan, reflecting on his performance, expressed his hunger for success and his long-standing desire to be part of the team. England's victory over Bangladesh by 137 runs marked a triumphant start to his campaign.

As Malan enjoys his rich vein of form, he aspires to maintain it for the upcoming month and a half or even longer, contributing significantly to his team's endeavors in the World Cup. Dawid Malan's stellar performance has transformed him into an impact player for England, breathing life into their World Cup journey.

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