Top 10 Batsmen of 2023

Because of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, The year 2023 was a massive opportunity for cricket players to make big names in the cricket world. Some players made an extraordinary comeback in the batting department, and some new batsmen were introduced to the cricket world. All these players put their level best performance to get the best result for their team in 2023.  

Let’s recap 2023 in cricket, which batsman was at absolute best in 2023 in Test, One-day, and T20I Cricket. Many great names have made their name in 2023, like Steven Smith, Glenn Maxwell, Gurbaz Rehman, Ibrahim Zadran, Muhammad Rizwan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Shubman Gill, Mitch Marsh and many others. These Top 10 Batsmen of 2023 have been chosen on a firm standard. Here is the list of Top 10 Batsmen of 2023.  

 Marnus Labuschagne (AUS)

Marnus Labuschagne made his international debut for Australia in 2018. His heroic partnership of 192 runs with Travis Head in the finals of CWC 23 helped Australia to lift the 6th title of the Cricket World Cup. He scored 1629 runs with an impressive average of 52.15 for Australia in 2023. Therefore, Marnus is unarguably one of the top batsmen in 2023.   

Marnus was brilliant in test cricket for Australia, but in 2023, he also shifted his focus towards white-ball cricket. He made 826 runs in ODIs for Australia in 2023. After this performance of Marnus in 2023, he undoubtedly looked to be a good Prospect for Australia. Marnus holds Smith’s recent position in the Australian test Batting Lineup following Steven Smith’s steps and technique. His achievements and records in both red and white ball cricket in 2023 makes his place in Top 10 Batsmen of 2023 list.

Virat Kohli (IND)

Virat Kohli has regained his form in 2023. He has smashed all batting records in 2023. King Kohli proved his worth in the Indian cricket team after being out of form in the recent 3-4 years. The way he Finished the game against Pakistan at MCG in the T20 World Cup overshadowed his lousy form. In the ODI World Cup 2023, Virat Kohli carried his ICC T20 World Cup 2022 form.   

 He broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most centuries in ODIs in 2023. He was also among the Top 10 Batsmen of the 2023 World Cup 2023. Virat’s performance can break Sachin Tendulkar’s record for most runs and centuries.  

Virat Kohli was declared as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 tournament player after scoring 765 runs. Unfortunately, Virat Kohli and the Indian Cricket team did not get their hands on the Cricket World Cup trophy. Form of Virat Kohli has indicated that he can serve India for the next 5-6 years. Records and achievements are enough to say Virat Kohli is one of the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023.  

 Babar Azam (PAK)

 The Mr Dependable for Pakistan, Babar Azam has proved himself to be the classiest batsman in Pakistan in the last 10 years. Averaging over 50 across all formats depicts the class and abilities of Babar Azam. How he recently led his team to the 4 finals shows the spark of Captaincy. 

 He was heavily criticized for his leadership for the unacceptable performance of Pakistan in the Cricket World Cup 2023. After all the criticism, Babar Azam stepped down as captain of the Pakistan Cricket team in all game formats. The cover-drive king knows how to reply to his critics with his bat.   

Despite being criticized for bad form, Babar Azam scored 1612 runs for Pakistan in 2023. His average in 2023 for Pakistan makes him one of the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023. Fans of Babar Azam will want to see Babar in his previous form in cricket after being free from the pressure of Captaincy.   

 Kane Williamson (NZ)

 Most of 2023 was full of injuries for Kane Williamson. But he will be mentioned here because of his Test Cricket and the ODI World Cup 2023 performances. His heroics and cool & calm possession of the game helped New Zealand to qualify for the semi-final in the biggest ODI Tournament. 

 Despite not winning any ICC Trophy for New Zealand, Kane William will always be mentioned as one of the greatest captains of the New Zealand cricket team. Averaging over 50 across all formats proves his abilities and skills to accomplish well deserving spot in the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023. He also supports his team’s department with his off spin bowling. Kane Williamson made 1115 runs for New Zealand in 2023 and registered his name in the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023.  

Van Der Dussen (SA)

Van Der Dussen is the Successor of Jaques Kallis for South Africa in the batting department. In his short career, he has been responsible for balancing batting department South African Cricket team. His paramount quality of playing till the last ball made him the potential selection of the Top 10 batsman in 2023.  

Van der Dussen, aka Rassie, with healthy averages across all formats, represents his abilities to be an excellent prospect for South Africa. Van Der Dussen scored 862 for South Africa in 2023 and became one of the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023. He was also named one of the best batters of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 after scoring 448 runs for South Africa.  

 Aiden Markram (SA)

 South African cricket is observing its rise now with performers like Aiden Markram, who can play with a healthy average and fantastic strike rate. When he won the Under 19 team in 2014, He was mentioned as a promising prospect for South African cricket for future. He proved himself in 2023 in Test, ODI, and T20 Cricket.  

Aiden Markram made 1553 runs for South Africa in 2023. Due to his impactful innings for South Africa, Aiden Markram makes his name in the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023 list. In the Cricket World Cup 2023, Aiden Markram broke the record for the fastest century of the Cricket World Cup in the first match of South Africa (Later, that record was broken by Maxwell). After his brilliant performance in 2023 with bat, Aiden Markram was made White-ball captain of South Africa after CWC 23. His journey as captain started against India.  Therefore, he is one of the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023.

 Harry Brook (ENG)

He is a young Rockstar from England who rose internationally after his heroics in the Pakistan Super League. Harry Brook has proven his talent and abilities in 2023. His record in ODIs, Tests, and T20Is is fantastic. He is proving to be a promising talent that will relish this age with his brilliant batting. Harry Brook recently smashed Andre Russel to 23 Runs in the last over to seal the victory for England. To become one of the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023, Brook scored 1280 runs for England in 2023.  

Harry Brook is an actual asset for the England Cricket Team for the future. He can play 360-degree shots or classic drives. Harry Brook’s dynamic approach makes him one of the best young batters in the world right now.  Young Harry Brook gave extraordinary performances which makes his name in the list of Top 10 Batsmen of 2023.

 Rohit Sharma (IND)

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, who took his team to two ICC events finals this year, added many feathers to his hat. The Hitman has found a new way to tackle every bowling attack. His aggressive approach in Powerplay significantly helped India reach the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 finals.   

Rohit Sharma has shown good in Test cricket, too. He Played well in the WTC Final, but unfortunately, he could not lift the trophy for His Country. Rohit Sharma scored 1918 in 2023 and proved his worth as a senior player on the Indian cricket team. Rohit Sharma’s brilliant form made him one of the top 10 batsmen of 2023.   

 Harry Tector (IRL)

Don’t be surprised to see an Ireland cricketer among the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023. Harry Tector was in the top 10 rankings in ODI and T20I rankings. Harry Tector proved an excellent investment for Ireland Cricket as He helped Ireland win many matches. His performances in World Cup qualifiers made him stand out of the crowd. He consistently marks his way to the top by getting offers from various Cricket Leagues worldwide.  

The performance of Harry Tector showed Tector’s hunger to become one of the greatest batsmen. In 2023, Harry Tector scored 1382 for Ireland, which proved his excellence at the international level. In the 2024 T20 World Cup, Harry Tector will play a vital role as a batter for Ireland if he gets a chance to play for Ireland. Therefore, he is among the Top 10 Batsmen of 2023 list.

 Travis Head (AUS)

Travis Head made winning the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 easy for Australia with his heroic innings of 137 against India in the final. In the WTC23 final, Travis made 163 to get an easy win over India. After his excellent form in 2023, Travis Head made 1703 runs for Australia in 2023. Travis Head has become a key player for Australia. After his incredible performance in 2023, Travis Head has become the number 1 choice to become the next permanent captain of Australia.   

His ability to absorb pressure in critical situations makes things easier for Australia in Knock-out games of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. The list of Top 10 Batsmen of 2023 is uncompleted without adding Travis Head.   

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