World Cup 2019: Left is right as southpaws call the shots at 10-team tournament

First Published 27, Jun 2019, 1:28 PM IST

London: Left is right at the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. Left-handed cricketers are ruling the 10-team tournament. Here is a look at all the left-handers who are calling the shots at the ICC showpiece event. The two biggest stars so far are Australian duo of David Warner and Mitchell Starc, who have topped the batting and bowling charts respectively. All statistics as on June 26, after the end of Pakistan-New Zealand match in Birmingham.

Australia's Mitchell Starc is the leading wicket-taker with 19 victims to his name. He has been superb so far in his seven matches that he has featured in

Australia's Mitchell Starc is the leading wicket-taker with 19 victims to his name. He has been superb so far in his seven matches that he has featured in

Another Australian left-hander who is the star of World Cup 2019 is David Warner. He is the leading batsman with 500 runs from seven matches

Another Australian left-hander who is the star of World Cup 2019 is David Warner. He is the leading batsman with 500 runs from seven matches

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan is the top all-rounder at the ICC showpiece event. He has scored 476 runs and taken 10 wickets. Thanks to his brilliant performances, Bangladesh are still in contention for a semi-final berth

Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan is the top all-rounder at the ICC showpiece event. He has scored 476 runs and taken 10 wickets. Thanks to his brilliant performances, Bangladesh are still in contention for a semi-final berth

Pakistan's left-arm paceman Mohammad Amir is the joint-second highest wicket-taker with 16 scalps, along with England's Jofr Archer

Pakistan's left-arm paceman Mohammad Amir is the joint-second highest wicket-taker with 16 scalps, along with England's Jofr Archer

England's Ben Stokes has scored 291 runs so far and with his right-arm bowling he has taken six wickets

England's Ben Stokes has scored 291 runs so far and with his right-arm bowling he has taken six wickets

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rhaman has taken 10 wickets

Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rhaman has taken 10 wickets

Australian left-arm seamer Jason Behrendorff is only one of the five bowlers to have taken a five-wicket haul so far. He had figures of 5/44 against England as Australia won to reach the semi-finals. Shakib, Amir, Starc and Jimmy Neesham are the other four to have a five-wicket haul so far in the World Cup 2019

Australian left-arm seamer Jason Behrendorff is only one of the five bowlers to have taken a five-wicket haul so far. He had figures of 5/44 against England as Australia won to reach the semi-finals. Shakib, Amir, Starc and Jimmy Neesham are the other four to have a five-wicket haul so far in the World Cup 2019

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