England defeated Pakistan by five wickets to lift the 2022 T20 World Cup. Sam Curran was the Player of the Match in the final encounter. The cricketer also won the Player of the Tournament award. On that note, here, we take a look as Twitter reacts to Sam Curran winning the Player of the Tournament in the 2022 T20 World Cup.
Sam Curran is the Player of the Tournament in the 2022 T20 World Cup
There were a lot of contenders for this trophy. Some of the big names such as Virat Kohli and Suryakumar Yadav were also a part of the list of contenders. However, in the end, it was the young Sam Curran who went away with the award. Interestingly, despite being an all-rounder, Curran won the award solely due to his bowling performances.
Twitter reacts to the young all-rounder’s achievement
Curran missed the 2021 T20 World Cup due to injury. However, he came back strong to win the Man of the Series in 2022 T20 World Cup. Here is what Twitter had to say about Curran’s success:
Sam Curran in 2021: Commentator during the T20 World Cup.— Johns. (@CricCrazyJohns) November 13, 2022
Sam Curran in 2022: Won the player of the tournament in T20 World Cup. pic.twitter.com/x0BrXXnAvq
— Aatif Nawaz (@AatifNawaz) November 13, 2022Advertisement
Sam Curran is Player of The Tournament. He took 13 wickets in tournament for an average of 11.38 and economy of just 6.52. Most deserved.— Himanshu Pareek (@Sports_Himanshu) November 13, 2022
Sam Curran becomes the first ever Player of the Tournament in a Men's T20 World Cup due to only bowling performance.— Kausthub Gudipati (@kaustats) November 13, 2022
Sam Curran, Ben Stokes and Alex Hales walking into upcoming IPL mini auction pic.twitter.com/IgbY0Pxkr9— The Educated Moron (@EducatedMoron) November 13, 2022
Sam Curran is the player of the tournament at his first World Cuphttps://t.co/Wu4ESgrCn5— Will Macpherson (@willis_macp) November 13, 2022
Bowlers are so often overshadowed by batting pyrotechnics in T20 cricket. How wonderful to see Sam Curran named player of the match and tournament. #T20WorldCupFinal #T20WorldCup #PAKvENG https://t.co/tdXvuX5FW2— Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) November 13, 2022