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    Best playing XI of players born in 1 country but playing for another in T20 WC

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    The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is going on right now in the Middle East. Two countries, namely the United Arab Emirates and Oman, are playing host to the T20 WC this year. 16 teams are in the competition, and for the first time in T20 WC history, there is a Super 12 stage.

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    Teams from across the planet are participating in this mega event. Some players born in one country are playing for another as well. In this article today, we will form a strong playing XI featuring such players.

    Openers – Jason Roy and Devon Conway

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    Both Jason Roy and Devon Conway could have been opening the innings for South Africa in the ICC T20 WC 2021. However, Roy moved to England and Conway shifted to New Zealand. Both batters are among the best T20 players in the world right now.

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    Middle Order – Glen Phillips (wk), Eoin Morgan (c) and Richie Berrington

    The middle order comprises two South Africa-born cricketers as well. Glen Phillips is part of the New Zealand squad, while Richie Berrington plays for Scotland. Eoin Morgan will captain this team. He was born in Ireland but is the captain of the England cricket team right now.

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    All Rounders – Imad Wasim, David Wiese and Simi Singh

    Imad Wasim plays for Pakistan but was born in Wales. Wasim is a spin-bowling all-rounder like Simi Singh, who was born in India but plays for the Ireland cricket team. David Wiese is the fifth South Africa-born cricketer to feature on this list. Wiese played for South Africa in the previous edition of the mega event, but this year, he is playing for Namibia.

    Bowlers – Chris Jordan, Tom Curran and Ish Sodhi

    Chris Jordan was born in the West Indies but is playing for England, while his teammate Tom Curran was born in South Africa. Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi completes this lineup. He was born in India but plays for the New Zealand cricket team.

    Strong XI of cricketers born in 1 country but playing for another in the mega event

    Jason Roy, Devon Conway, Glen Phillips (wk), Eoin Morgan, Richie Berrington, Imad Wasim, David Wiese, Simi Singh, Chris Jordan, Tom Curran and Ish Sodhi.

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