2007 ICC World Twenty20 squads

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This page lists the squads picked for the 2007 ICC World Twenty20. This is the first World Twenty20 tournament which had been organized by the ICC. The championship was run from 11 September to 24 September 2007 in South Africa. 12 teams took part in the championship, and the teams were sorted by their groups in the preliminary group stage. The first-class team listed for each player is the domestic team he plays for in his home country and any English county he has played for in the 2007 season, which was running concurrently to the World Twenty20 tournament. The winner of the Final was Team India. Second place went to Pakistan.

Group A[edit]

Bangladesh[edit]

Bangladesh announced their squad on 9 August 2007.[1]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
98 Mohammad Ashraful (c) 9 September 1984 2 Right Right arm leg break Bangladesh Dhaka Division
2 Mashrafe Mortaza (vc) 5 October 1983 3 Right Right arm fast medium Bangladesh Khulna Division
41 Abdur Razzak 15 June 1982 3 Right Slow left arm orthodox Bangladesh Khulna Division
97 Aftab Ahmed 10 November 1985 3 Right Right arm medium Bangladesh Chittagong Division
14 Alok Kapali 1 January 1984 2 Right Right arm leg break Bangladesh Sylhet Division
76 Farhad Reza 16 June 1986 3 Right Right arm fast medium Bangladesh Rajshahi Division
31 Junaid Siddique 30 October 1987 0 Left Right arm off break Bangladesh Rajshahi Division
30 Mohammad Mahmudullah 4 February 1986 2 Right Right arm off break Bangladesh Dhaka Division
15 Mushfiqur Rahim 1 September 1988 3 Right Wicket-keeper Bangladesh Rajshahi Division
83 Nadif Chowdhury 21 April 1987 1 Right Slow left arm orthodox Bangladesh Barisal Division
40 Nazimuddin 1 October 1985 2 Right Bangladesh Chittagong Division
75 Shakib Al Hasan 24 March 1987 1 Left Slow left arm orthodox Bangladesh Khulna Division
47 Syed Rasel 3 July 1984 2 Left Left arm medium fast Bangladesh Khulna Division
29 Tamim Iqbal 20 March 1989 2 Left Bangladesh Chittagong Division
50 Ziaur Rahman 2 December 1986 0 Right Right arm fast medium Bangladesh Khulna Division

South Africa[edit]

South Africa announced their squad on 11 August 2007.[3] Loots Bosman was ruled out of the competition with a lower back injury.[4]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
15 Graeme Smith (c) 1 February 1981 5 Left Right arm off break South Africa Cape Cobras
9 Mark Boucher 3 December 1976 2 Right Wicket-keeper South Africa Cape Cobras
17 Abraham de Villiers 17 February 1984 3 Right Right arm medium South Africa Nashua Titans
7 Shaun Pollock 16 July 1973 4 Right Right arm fast medium South AfricaNashua Dolphins
16 Makhaya Ntini 6 July 1977 2 Right Right arm fast South AfricaFidentia Warriors
89 Andre Nel 15 July 1977 1 Right Right arm fast medium South Africa Nashua Titans
0 Thandi Tshabalala 19 November 1984 0 Right Right arm off break South AfricaGestetner Diamond-Eagles
65 Morne Morkel 6 October 1984 0 Left Right arm fast South AfricaNashua Titans
81 Albie Morkel 10 June 1981 0 Left Right arm medium fast South AfricaNashua Titans
6 Justin Kemp 2 October 1977 3 Right Right arm fast medium South AfricaCape Cobras
England Kent Spitfires
29 Johan van der Wath 10 January 1978 3 Right Right arm medium fast South AfricaGestetner Diamond-Eagles
England Northamptonshire Steelbacks
24 Vernon Philander 24 June 1985 0 Right Right arm fast medium South AfricaCape Cobras
07 Herschelle Gibbs 23 February 1974 4 Right South AfricaCape Cobras
21 Jean-Paul Duminy 14 April 1984 0 Left Right arm off break South AfricaCape Cobras
69 Gulam Bodi 4 January 1979 0 Left Slow left arm chinaman South AfricaNashua Titans

West Indies[edit]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
53 Ramnaresh Sarwan 23 June 1980 0 Right Right arm leg break  Guyana
47 Dwayne Bravo 7 October 1983 3 Right Right arm medium fast  Trinidad and Tobago
6 Shivnarine Chanderpaul 18 August 1974 2 Left Right arm leg break  Guyana
England Durham Dynamos
17 Pedro Collins 12 August 1976 0 Right Left arm fast medium  Barbados
66 Narsingh Deonarine 16 August 1983 0 Left Right arm off break  Guyana
20 Fidel Edwards 6 February 1982 0 Right Right arm fast  Barbados
45 Chris Gayle 21 September 1979 3 Left Right arm off break  Jamaica
37 Runako Morton 22 July 1978 3 Right Right arm medium or off break  Leeward Islands
39 Daren Powell 15 April 1978 2 Right Right arm fast medium  Jamaica
England Hampshire Hawks
80 Denesh Ramdin 13 March 1985 3 Right Wicket-keeper  Trinidad and Tobago
14 Ravi Rampaul 15 October 1984 2 Left Right arm fast medium  Trinidad and Tobago
88 Darren Sammy 20 December 1983 2 Right Right arm fast medium  Windward Islands
52 Marlon Samuels 5 February 1981 2 Right Right arm off break  Jamaica
28 Devon Smith 21 October 1981 1 Left Right arm off break  Windward Islands
50 Dwayne Smith 12 April 1983 3 Right Right arm medium  Barbados

Group B[edit]

Australia[edit]

Australia's squad was announced on 20 July 2007.[5] Shaun Tait was named in the original squad but was later ruled out after elbow surgery; he was replaced by Ben Hilfenhaus.[6] The squad was generally the same as that which won the ICC Cricket World Cup earlier in the year.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
14 Ricky Ponting (c) 19 December 1974 5 Right Right arm medium Australia Tasmanian Tigers
18 Adam Gilchrist (vc) 14 November 1971 4 Left Wicket-keeper Australia Western Warriors
59 Nathan Bracken 12 September 1977 3 Right Left arm fast medium Australia New South Wales Blues
8 Stuart Clark 28 September 1975 2 Right Right arm fast medium Australia New South Wales Blues
England Hampshire County Cricket Club
23 Michael Clarke 2 April 1981 5 Right Slow left arm orthodox Australia New South Wales Blues
57 Brad Haddin 23 October 1977 1 Right Wicket-keeper Australia New South Wales Blues
28 Matthew Hayden 29 October 1971 2 Left Right arm medium Australia Queensland Bulls
29 Ben Hilfenhaus 15 March 1983 1 Right Right arm fast medium Australia Tasmanian Tigers
17 Brad Hodge 29 December 1974 0 Right Right arm off break Australia Victorian Bushrangers
England Lancashire Lightning
31 Brad Hogg 6 February 1971 2 Left Slow left arm chinaman Australia Western Warriors
48 Michael Hussey 27 May 1975 4 Left Right arm medium Australia Western Warriors
25 Mitchell Johnson 2 November 1981 0 Left Left arm fast Australia Queensland Bulls
58 Brett Lee 8 November 1976 3 Right Right arm fast Australia New South Wales Blues
63 Andrew Symonds 9 June 1975 4 Right Right arm off break
Right arm medium
Australia Queensland Bulls
33 Shane Watson 17 June 1981 1 Right Right arm fast medium Australia Queensland Bulls

England[edit]

England announced their squad on 6 August 2007.[7] Ravi Bopara pulled out from the tournament on 4 September, after dislocating his thumb during a bowling spell in the ODI series against India.[8] Three days later, James Anderson was announced to replace him.[9] Ryan Sidebottom also withdrew after failing to recover from a side injury sustained during the third Test against India in early August: Dimitri Mascarenhas was called up as his replacement.[10]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
5 Paul Collingwood (c) 26 May 1976 6 Right Right arm medium England Durham Dynamos
9 James Anderson 30 July 1982 3 Left Right arm fast medium England Lancashire Lightning
39 Stuart Broad 24 June 1986 3 Left Right arm fast medium England Leicestershire Foxes
11 Andrew Flintoff 6 December 1977 2 Right Right arm fast England Lancashire Lightning
16 James Kirtley 10 January 1975 0 Right Right arm fast medium England Sussex Sharks
6 Darren Maddy 23 May 1974 0 Right Right arm medium England Warwickshire Bears
32 Dimitri Mascarenhas 30 October 1977 2 Right Right arm fast medium England Hampshire Hawks
24 Kevin Pietersen 27 June 1980 6 Right Right arm off break England Hampshire Hawks
13 Matt Prior 26 February 1982 2 Right Wicket-keeper England Sussex Sharks
28 Chris Schofield 6 October 1978 0 Left Right arm leg break England Surrey Brown Caps
3 Owais Shah 22 October 1978 2 Right Right arm off break England Middlesex Crusaders
29 Jeremy Snape 27 April 1973 0 Right Right arm off break England Leicestershire Foxes
38 Vikram Solanki 1 April 1976 1 Right Right arm off break England Worcestershire Royals
33 Chris Tremlett 2 September 1981 0 Right Right arm medium fast England Hampshire Hawks
45 Luke Wright 7 March 1985 0 Right Right arm medium England Sussex Sharks

Zimbabwe[edit]

Zimbabwe announced their squad on 14 August 2007.[11] Tatenda Taibu returned to the team for the first time in two years.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
52 Prosper Utseya (c) 26 March 1985 1 Right Right arm off break Zimbabwe Easterns
12 Gary Brent 13 January 1976 1 Right Right arm medium fast Zimbabwe Southerns
33 Justice Chibhabha 6 September 1986 1 Right Right arm medium Zimbabwe Southerns
47 Elton Chigumbura 14 March 1986 1 Right Right arm medium Zimbabwe Northerns
17 Keith Dabengwa 17 August 1980 1 Left Slow left arm orthodox Zimbabwe Westerns
65 Timycen Maruma 19 April 1988 0 Right Right arm leg break Zimbabwe Easterns
58 Johnson Marumisa 1 March 1983 0 Right Right arm leg break Zimbabwe Easterns
3 Hamilton Masakadza 9 August 1983 1 Right Right arm leg break Zimbabwe Easterns
45 Stuart Matsikenyeri 3 May 1983 1 Right Right arm off break Zimbabwe Easterns
28 Christopher Mpofu 27 November 1985 0 Right Right arm medium Zimbabwe Westerns
53 Tawanda Mupariwa 16 April 1985 0 Right Right arm fast medium Zimbabwe Westerns
26 Vusi Sibanda 10 October 1983 0 Right Right arm medium Zimbabwe Midlands
44 Tatenda Taibu 14 May 1983 0 Right Wicket-keeper Zimbabwe Mashonaland
1 Brendan Taylor 6 February 1986 1 Right Wicket-keeper Zimbabwe Mashonaland
14 Sean Williams 26 September 1986 1 Left Slow left arm orthodox Zimbabwe Westerns

Group C[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Kenya announced their squad on 14 August 2007.[12]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style Domestic team
5 Steve Tikolo (c) 25 June 1971 1 Right Right arm medium Kenya Swamibapa
07 Rajesh Bhudia 22 November 1984 2 Right Right arm medium Kenya Kanbis
11 Jimmy Kamande 12 December 1978 1 Right Right arm off break Kenya Parklands
89 Tanmay Mishra 22 December 1986 2 Right Right arm fast medium Kenya Aga Khan
91 Alex Obanda 25 December 1987 1 Right Right arm medium fast Kenya Swamibapa
13 Collins Obuya 27 July 1981 2 Right Right arm leg break Kenya Stray Lions
21 David Obuya 14 August 1979 2 Right Wicket-keeper Kenya Stray Lions
35 Nehemiah Odhiambo 7 August 1983 0 Right Right arm medium fast Kenya Swamibapa
00 Thomas Odoyo 12 May 1978 2 Right Right arm medium fast Kenya Kanbis
77 Peter Ongondo 10 February 1977 2 Right Right arm medium Kenya Swamibapa
75 Lameck Onyango 22 September 1973 2 Right Right arm medium Kenya Swamibapa
Elijah Otieno 3 January 1988 0 Right Right arm medium fast Kenya Swamibapa
17 Morris Ouma 8 November 1982 0 Right Wicket-keeper Kenya Swamibapa
09 Tony Suji 5 February 1976 1 Right Right arm medium Kenya Swamibapa
84 Hiren Varaiya 9 April 1984 2 Right Slow left arm orthodox Kenya Nairobi Gymkhana

New Zealand[edit]

New Zealand announced their squad on 9 August 2007.[13] Long-time captain Stephen Fleming, who stepped down from the One-day International captaincy after the 2007 World Cup, was not included, and Daniel Vettori was given the captaincy. Scott Styris could be replaced, as he has struggled with injury problems playing for Durham in England in 2007.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
11 Daniel Vettori (c) 27 January 1979 0 Left Slow left arm orthodox New Zealand Northern Districts Knights
27 Shane Bond 7 June 1975 3 Right Right arm fast New Zealand Canterbury Wizards
50 Peter Fulton 1 February 1979 2 Right Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury Wizards
17 Mark Gillespie 17 October 1979 2 Right Right arm fast medium New Zealand Wellington Firebirds
Gareth Hopkins 24 November 1976 0 Right Wicket-keeper New Zealand Otago Volts
42 Brendon McCullum 27 September 1981 5 Right Wicket-keeper New Zealand Canterbury Wizards
Nathan McCullum 1 September 1980 0 Right Right arm off break New Zealand Otago Volts
10 Craig McMillan 13 September 1976 2 Right Right arm medium New Zealand Canterbury Wizards
32 Chris Martin 10 December 1979 0 Right Right arm fast medium New Zealand Auckland Aces
24 Jacob Oram 28 July 1978 1 Left Right arm medium New Zealand Central Districts Stags
39 Jeetan Patel 7 May 1980 4 Right Right arm off break New Zealand Wellington Firebirds
Bradley Scott 16 September 1979 0 Left Left arm fast medium New Zealand Otago Volts
56 Scott Styris 10 July 1975 3 Right Right arm medium New Zealand Auckland Aces
England Durham Dynamos
3 Ross Taylor 8 March 1984 2 Right Right arm off break New Zealand Central Districts Stags
40 Lou Vincent 11 November 1978 1 Right Right arm medium New Zealand Auckland Aces

Sri Lanka[edit]

Muttiah Muralitharan was originally selected in the squad, but was withdrawn on 31 August 2007 after straining a biceps.[14] Dilruwan Perera replaced him.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
27 Mahela Jayawardene (c) 27 May 1977 3 Right Right arm medium Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
18 Tillakaratne Dilshan 14 October 1976 2 Right Right arm off break Sri Lanka Bloomfield C&AC
26 Dilhara Fernando 19 July 1979 3 Right Right arm fast medium Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
Hasantha Fernando 14 October 1979 0 Right Right arm medium Sri Lanka Chilaw Marians CC
07 Sanath Jayasuriya 30 June 1969 2 Left Slow left arm orthodox Sri Lanka Bloomfield C&AC
England Lancashire Lightning
77 Kaushal Lokuarachchi 20 May 1982 0 Right Right arm leg break Sri Lanka Sinhalese SC
28 Farveez Maharoof 7 September 1984 2 Right Right arm fast medium Sri Lanka Bloomfield C&AC
99 Lasith Malinga 4 September 1983 2 Right Right arm fast Sri Lanka Nondescripts CC
England Kent Spitfires
42 Jehan Mubarak 10 January 1981 0 Left Right arm off break Sri Lanka Colombo CC
Dilruwan Perera 22 July 1982 0 Right Right arm off break Sri Lanka Panadura CC
11 Kumar Sangakkara 27 October 1977 3 Left Wicket-keeper Sri Lanka Nondescripts CC
England Warwickshire Bears
05 Chamara Silva 14 December 1979 2 Right Right arm leg break Sri Lanka Sebastianites C&AC
14 Upul Tharanga 2 February 1985 3 Left Sri Lanka Nondescripts CC
22 Chaminda Vaas 27 January 1974 1 Left Left arm fast medium Sri Lanka Colts CC
England Middlesex Crusaders
47 Gayan Wijekoon 21 December 1976 0 Left Left arm medium Sri Lanka Chilaw Marians CC

Group D[edit]

India[edit]

India's squad was announced on 8 August 2007.[15] The squad opted for youth in the newest form of the game, with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly, who were at the time permanent fixtures in the ODI squad, opting to sit out of the tournament. This allowed the entry of Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma and Yusuf Pathan. India had at this point only played one Twenty20 with its international team.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team
7 Mahendra Singh Dhoni (c) 7 July 1981 1 Right Wicket-keeper India Jharkhand
12 Yuvraj Singh (vc) 12 December 1981 0 Left Left Arm Orthodox India Punjab
68 Ajit Agarkar 4 December 1977 1 Right Right arm fast medium India Mumbai
5 Gautam Gambhir 14 October 1981 0 Left Right arm leg break India Delhi
35 Harbhajan Singh 3 July 1980 1 Right Right arm off break India Punjab
England Surrey Brown Caps
23 Joginder Sharma 23 October 1983 0 Right Right arm fast medium India Haryana
1 Dinesh Karthik 1 June 1985 1 Right Wicket-keeper India Tamil Nadu
63 Irfan Pathan 27 October 1984 1 Left Left arm fast medium India Baroda
27 Yusuf Pathan 17 November 1982 0 Right Right arm off break India Baroda
11 Piyush Chawla 24 December 1988 0 Left Right arm leg break India Uttar Pradesh
- Virender Sehwag 20 October 1978 1 Right Right arm off break India Delhi
45 Rohit Sharma 30 April 1987 0 Right Right arm off break India Mumbai
9 R. P. Singh 6 December 1985 0 Right Left arm fast medium India Uttar Pradesh
58 S. Sreesanth 6 February 1983 1 Right Right arm fast India Kerala
77 Robin Uthappa 11 November 1985 0 Right Right arm medium India Karnataka

Pakistan[edit]

After a dressing room incident on 6 September 2007, in which Shoaib Akhtar was alleged to have hit Mohammad Asif with a bat, Akhtar was handed an indefinite ban by the Pakistan Cricket Board and sent home from the tournament before it even began.[16] Sohail Tanvir, an uncapped allrounder, replaced him.Misbah-ul-haq was a controversial selection ahead of Mohammed Yousuf.Yet Misbah ended up the 2nd highest run scorer in the competition.

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style First class team(s)
18 Shoaib Malik (c) 1 February 1982 4 Right Right arm off break Pakistan PIA/Sialkot Stallions
36 Abdur Rehman 1 March 1980 2 Left Slow left arm orthodox Pakistan HBL/Sialkot Stallions
25 Fawad Alam 8 October 1985 1 Left Slow left arm orthodox Pakistan NBP/Karachi Dolphins
21 Iftikhar Anjum 1 December 1980 1 Right Right arm medium Pakistan ZTBL/Islamabad Leopards
16 Hmmad Azam 31 December 1981 3 Right Right arm leg break Pakistan NBP/Sialkot Stallions
23 Kamran Akmal 13 January 1982 4 Right Wicket-keeper Pakistan NBP/Lahore Lions
22 Misbah-ul-Haq 28 May 1974 2 Right Right arm leg break Pakistan SNGPL/Faisalabad Wolves
26 Mohammad Asif 20 December 1982 2 Left Right arm fast medium Pakistan NBP/Sialkot Stallions
88 Mohammad Hafeez 17 October 1980 3 Right Right arm off break Pakistan SNGPL/Faisalabad Wolves
1 Salman Butt 7 October 1984 2 Left Right arm off spin Pakistan NBP/Lahore Eagles
10 Shahid Afridi 1 March 1980 3 Right Right arm leg break Pakistan HBL/Karachi Dolphins
33 Sohail Tanvir 12 December 1984 0 Left Left arm medium fast Pakistan Attock/Rawalpindi Rams
55 Umar Gul 14 April 1984 1 Right Right arm fast medium Pakistan HBL/Peshawar Panthers
27 Yasir Arafat 12 March 1982 1 Right Right arm medium Pakistan KRL/Rawalpindi Rams
England Sussex Sharks
75 Younis Khan 29 November 1977 4 Right Right arm leg break Pakistan HBL/Peshawar Panthers
England Yorkshire Phoenix

Scotland[edit]

No. Player Date of Birth T20s[2] Batting Bowling style Domestic team
27 Ryan Watson (c) 12 November 1976 0 Right Right arm medium fast Scotland Forfarshire
4 John Blain 4 January 1979 0 Left Right arm fast medium England Rotherham Town
23 Dougie Brown 29 October 1969 0 Right Right arm fast medium England Warwickshire Bears
24 Gordon Drummond 21 April 1980 0 Right Right arm medium fast Scotland Watsonians
37 Gavin Hamilton 16 September 1974 0 Left Right arm medium fast England East Brierley
10 Majid Haq 11 February 1983 0 Left Right arm off break Scotland Ferguslie
8 Ross Lyons 8 December 1984 0 Left Slow left arm orthodox Scotland Clydesdale
25 Neil McCallum 22 November 1977 0 Right Scotland Grange
5 Gregor Maiden 22 July 1979 0 Right Right arm off break Scotland Grange
17 Dewald Nel 6 June 1980 0 Right Right arm medium fast Scotland Greenock
28 Navdeep Poonia 11 May 1986 0 Right Right arm medium fast England Warwickshire Bears
22 Qasim Sheikh 30 October 1984 0 Left Left arm medium Scotland Clydesdale
55 Colin Smith 27 September 1972 0 Right Wicket-keeper Scotland Aberdeenshire
12 Fraser Watts 5 June 1979 0 Right Scotland Greenock
99 Craig Wright 28 April 1974 0 Right Right arm medium Scotland Greenock

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangladesh Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-08-09. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Number of Twenty20 Internationals played up until the start of the Twenty20 World Championship on September 11, 2007.
  3. ^ "South Africa Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-08-11. Retrieved 2007-08-28. 
  4. ^ "Bosman to miss ICC World Twenty20". Cricinfo. 2007-09-04. Retrieved 2007-09-04. 
  5. ^ "Australia Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-07-20. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  6. ^ "Hilfenhaus wins Twenty20 promotion". 2007-08-20. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  7. ^ "England Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-08-06. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  8. ^ "Bopara ruled out of Twenty20". Cricinfo. 2007-09-04. Retrieved 2007-09-04. 
  9. ^ "Anderson replaces Bopara for Twenty20". Cricinfo. 2007-09-07. Retrieved 8 September 2007. 
  10. ^ "Twenty20 call-up for Mascarenhas". BBC. 2007-09-08. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  11. ^ Taibu comes back in from the cold, from Cricinfo, 14 August 2007
  12. ^ Kenya rely on the tried and trusted, from Cricinfo, retrieved 1 September 2007
  13. ^ Vettori handed Twenty20 captaincy, from Cricinfo, retrieved 1 September 2007
  14. ^ Muralitharan ruled out of Twenty20 Championship, Cricinfo, retrieved 1 September 2007
  15. ^ "India Squad". Cricinfo. 2007-08-08. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  16. ^ Osman Samiuddin (2007-09-07). "Shoaib to be sent home after incident". Cricinfo. Archived from the original on 21 October 2007. Retrieved 8 September 2007. 

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