World XI: A side to tackle the ODIs
Who'd make your cricket World XI?
Our readers have been making their picks for a test cricket World XI. Wayne Parker went off template with an ODI team, but we thought it was one worth sharing:
Here's something for all you cricket aficionados out there - my suggested World XI ODI team:
Jesse Ryder - New Zealand: A hard-hitting opening batsman who can also field in key positions.
David Warner - Australia: Another hard-hitting batsman with no fear and, like Ryder, is an outstanding fielder.
Virat Kohli - India: One of the new breed of Indian players who plays with swagger and flair.
AB de Villiers - South Africa: Possibly one of the most complete batsman around. He is outstanding in any form and has one of the best cricketing brains around.
Dwayne Bravo - West Indies: A gutsy all rounder who will give you 100 per cent all day long.
MS Dhoni - India: The best wicket keeper-batsman in the world and possibly the best ODI captain.
Ravichandran Ashwin - India: An outstanding off spinner who's not bad with the bat either.
Mitchell Johnson - Australia: Has raw pace with swagger and arrogance to boot, can be handy with the bat as well.
Sunil Narine - West Indies. Possibly one of the hardest bowlers to pick on the international stage at the moment.
Dale Steyn - South Africa: A great swing bowler with pace to burn and will bowl all day.
Trent Boult - New Zealand: A left arm swing bowler with a great future.
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