Shane Warne picks his dream World Cup XI; only 1 Indian makes cut

First Published 3, Jun 2019, 9:11 AM IST

Australian spin legend Shane Warne unveiled his dream World Cup XI which included only one Indian. Warne picked his 11 players at 'India Today Salaam Cricket 2019' in London on Sunday (June 2). The former leg-spinner said he was chosen players who he had played with and against, so current India captain Virat Kohli was not considered. Here is Warne’s dream World Cup XI. The current edition of the World Cup is underway in England and Wales. The final of ICC World Cup 2019 is on July 14 at Lord’s.

Adam Gilchrist (Australia) (wicketkeeper). Gilchirst was part of three World Cup winning teams (1999, 2003 and 2007)

Adam Gilchrist (Australia) (wicketkeeper). Gilchirst was part of three World Cup winning teams (1999, 2003 and 2007)

Sachin Tendulkar (India). Tendulkar won the World Cup in 2011

Sachin Tendulkar (India). Tendulkar won the World Cup in 2011

Ricky Ponting (Australia). Ponting led Australia to World Cup glory in 2003 and 2007. Also, he was part of the winning team in 1999. Ponting, Gilchrist and Glenn McGrath are the only three players to have won three consecutive World Cups

Ricky Ponting (Australia). Ponting led Australia to World Cup glory in 2003 and 2007. Also, he was part of the winning team in 1999. Ponting, Gilchrist and Glenn McGrath are the only three players to have won three consecutive World Cups

Brian Lara (West Indies)

Brian Lara (West Indies)

Mark Waugh (Australia)

Mark Waugh (Australia)

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Andrew Flintoff (England)

Andrew Flintoff (England)

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)

Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)

Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

Muttaiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)

Muttaiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)

Glenn McGrath (Australia). McGrath won three World Cups in a row (1999, 2003, 2007). He is the leading wicket-taker (71) in World Cup history

Glenn McGrath (Australia). McGrath won three World Cups in a row (1999, 2003, 2007). He is the leading wicket-taker (71) in World Cup history

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