New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has made his all-time best playing XI by choosing more than one great player of world cricket. Shahid Afridi has picked the great players of his time. In his playing XI of all-time great cricketers, Afridi has selected only one Indian player.
Afridi Selected World’s Best Playing XI
The Indian player who has been selected by Shahid Afridi in his playing XI is Sachin Tendulkar. Shahid Afridi has given his old teammate Saeed Anwar a place in the playing XI as an opening batsman.
This Indian was included in the team
Shahid Afridi has chosen Adam Gilchrist as Saeed Anwar’s opening partner. Ricky Ponting was selected to bat at number three and Sachin Tendulkar to bat at number four.
Inzamam-ul-Haq elected captain
Afridi chose his former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq at number 5. Afridi selected Jacques Kallis for the role of No. 6 and all-rounder in his playing XI.
Wasim Akram’s place
Afridi has included former Pakistani captain Rashid Latif as the wicket-keeper batsman. Afridi has selected Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath and Shoaib Akhtar as fast bowlers.
Shane Warne the only spin bowler
Afridi has included former Australian spin great Shane Warne as the only spin bowler in his playing XI. Afridi has selected 5 Pakistani, 4 Australian and 1-1 players from South Africa and India in his best playing XI.
Shahid Afridi Key All Time Playing XI:
Saeed Anwar, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Jacques Kallis, Rashid Latif (wk), Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Shoaib Akhtar.