New Year brings new hopes and chances for every person and celebrities and cricketers are no exemption. This year turned out to be crucial as 2020 left some bitter experiences for everyone.
Though many public figures don’t tend to share their resolutions, many have a habit of taking to social media to motivate many others.
Here are few of such resolutions taken by the renowned cricketers,
- Kane Williamson
Kane Williamson has turned out to be one of the complete batsmen in modern-day cricket after his staggering 251 against West Indies. This classy right-handed batsman’s primary resolution is to maintain his top spot in the ICC Test rankings throughout this year.
2. Jasprit Bumrah
Known to have the knack of bowling pin-point yorkers at the same time deceiving the top batsmen with smart deliveries, Jasprit Bumrah’s careers graph saw a commendable graph transforming him into a world-class bowler. Sources revealed that the bowler’s resolution is to help Indian cricket team to clinch their second T20 World Cup.
3. Mushfiqur Rahim
Bangladesi Wicket-keeper batsman Mushfiqur Rahim needs no introduction after playing a crucial role in the last three Asian cup events. Known for his brilliance in wicket keeping and brilliant knockdowns, Rahim has not been able to keep cool in tense situations.
It can be recalled that Rahim almost slapped his teammate Nasum Ahmed after he tried to catch a ball. Over which, keeping cool on the field is something that Mushfiqur Rahim would love to do in 2021.
4. Ben Stokes
ICC T20 World Cup 2016 match has a separate fan base, while no one can forget the performance of Ben Strokes. Ben Stokes got the responsibility to defend 19 runs against Carlos Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels in the final over. Though he couldn’t chase the target, it gathered him good fandom. Now, in 2021, the English player is all over into leading his country’s cricket team towards T20 World Cup victory.
5. Steve Smith
This Australian right-arm leg-spinner who won the ICC Test Cricketer of the Decade award recently has not touched the 100-run mark even once after Ashes 2019. His last century came against the England cricket team at Old Trafford in September 2019. Thus, the former Australian cricket team captain is reportedly eyeing on ending his Test century drought in 2021.
6. Virat Kohli
Right from the cricketer who played for the under-19 team to the world-class batsman with no introduction needed, Virat Kohli has broken many records including his’. Though the Indian cricket team reached the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy Final under Kohli’s captaincy, the team couldn’t lift the trophy.
He will be looking forward to putting an end to ICC trophy drought by making a serious bid for the T20 World Cup trophy at home this year.
7. Shakib Al Hasan
While his fans are all excited for his comeback in 2021, ICC T20 World Cup turned crucial for Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan who is now in suspension for not reporting the details of a corruption approach to the ICC. He would have the goal of regaining the number one position on the all-rounders’ rankings.
8. Rashid Khan
Well noted for bringing in first test win at home and the first Test wins away from home in 2019 for Afghanistan, sources close to Rashid Khan revealed that the star player’s eyes are on his global cricket experience to ensure that Afghanistan betters its overall record outside the subcontinent.
9. Quinton de Kock
Despite producing many world-class players to the cricket fraternity, South Africa is the country which never clenched the ICC Trophy. Quinton de Kock, the current captain of South Africa wants to re-write history by becoming the first South African captain to win the ICC T20 World Cup.
10. Babar Azam
Babar Azam, the only batsman to get featured in the top 10 spot in all three rankings (ODIs, Tests, T20Is) reportedly got a resolution to help his team attain the top position in the shortest format.