Twenty20 WC: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chris Gayle lead pack of demolition experts

Twenty20 World Cup promises a delicious prospect of heavy hitting with the likes of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi and David Warner coming in with a reputation of blasting their way to triumphs.

updated: March 15, 2014 11:16 IST
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New Delhi: In the smash-and-bash spectacle of Twenty20 cricket, big-swinging batsmen like Chris Gayle, David Warner and Mahendra Singh Dhoni tend to be the focus of attention.

When the fifth ICC World Twenty20 tournament gets under way in Bangladesh on Sunday, though, it's just as likely to showcase slow bowlers as match winners.

As the recent Asia Cup illustrated, the pitches in Bangladesh can produce high-scoring matches one day, and completely different outcomes on the next.

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