3 ICC T20 World Cup-winning captains but never captained in IPL. Cricket fans will witness ICC T20 World Cup and Indian Premier League matches in the coming weeks. The T20 World Cup is the greatest international event played within the T20. The IPL is the biggest T20 league played in the world.
A few of the big names from the cricket world will participate in both the IPL and ICC T20 World Cup in 2021. Additionally, both competitions will engage the fans a lot. Moreover, the players who are leading their groups will be under pressure.
Generally, the team management of IPL franchises. Also, prefers to assign the captaincy of their team to players. They have achieved success as a leader at the domestic or international level. However, the following three players never got an opportunity to lead an IPL team. Although they won the ICC T20 World Cup as captain.
3 ICC T20 World Cup-winning captains but never captained in IPL
#1 Younis Khan – Won T20 World Cup 2009 as captain
Pakistan finished as runners-up in the opening season of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007. Two years later, the Men in Green ended the competition as champions. Also, with an eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the summit clash.
#2 Paul Collingwood – Won T20 World Cup 2010 as captain
Paul Collingwood was the English squad’s skipper. He led them to victory against arch-rivals Australia in the final. Also, England became the third country to win the ICC T20 World Cup in 2010 under him.
#3 Lasith Malinga – Won T20 World Cup 2014 as captain
Lasith Malinga led his team from the front. He bowled great in the slog overs. Playing under Lasith Malinga’s leadership. Sri Lanka defeated India in the ICC T20 World Cup 2014 Final.
The Islanders have chased down the 131-run target in 17.5 overs. Finally, Malinga and Nuwan Kulasekara’s efforts helped Sri Lanka. Moreover, it limits India to 130/4 in 20 overs.