Sachin Tendulkar picks his ‘Best XI’ of World Cup 2019; makes surprise choice

First Published 15, Jul 2019, 3:13 PM IST

London: Former India captain and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has picked his Best XI of the ICC World Cup 2019. Tendulkar revealed his team on host broadcaster Star Sports (HotStar) on Sunday (July 14). England won the trophy after an epic final against New Zealand. Both the match and the Super Over ended in tie and the hosts won the trophy on boundary count. Tendulkar surprised everyone by picking Ravindra Jadeja, who featured in only two matches. Here is Tendulkar's World Cup 2019 XI.

1. Rohit Sharma (India) — 648 runs (9 matches)

1. Rohit Sharma (India) — 648 runs (9 matches)

2. Jonny Bairstow (England) — 532 runs (11 matches)

2. Jonny Bairstow (England) — 532 runs (11 matches)

3. Kane Williamson (Captain, New Zealand) — 578 runs (10 matches). Williamson won the Player-of-the-tournament award. He received the honour from Tendulkar

3. Kane Williamson (Captain, New Zealand) — 578 runs (10 matches). Williamson won the Player-of-the-tournament award. He received the honour from Tendulkar

4. Virat Kohli (India) — 442 runs (9 matches)

4. Virat Kohli (India) — 442 runs (9 matches)

5. Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) — 606 runs, 11 wickets (8 wickets)

5. Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) — 606 runs, 11 wickets (8 wickets)

6. Ben Stokes (England) — 468 runs, 7 wickets

6. Ben Stokes (England) — 468 runs, 7 wickets

7. Hardik Pandya (India) — 226 runs, 10 wickets (9 matches)

7. Hardik Pandya (India) — 226 runs, 10 wickets (9 matches)

8. Ravindra Jadeja (India) —77 runs and 2 wickets (2 matches)

8. Ravindra Jadeja (India) —77 runs and 2 wickets (2 matches)

9. Mitchell Starc (Australia) — 27 wickets (10 matches)

9. Mitchell Starc (Australia) — 27 wickets (10 matches)

10. Jofra Archer (England) — 20 wickets (11 matches)

10. Jofra Archer (England) — 20 wickets (11 matches)

11. Jasprit Bumrah (India) — 18 wickets (9 matches)

11. Jasprit Bumrah (India) — 18 wickets (9 matches)

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