Nowadays, former players of cricket world are choosing their all-time XI. Former Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar announced his favorite ODI XI a while ago and now the name of former England cricketer and opener Marcus Trescothic is included in the episode. He has chosen his all-time XI, in which only one Indian player has been ranked. He has announced his squad on the official YouTube channel of the Lord’s Cricket Ground.
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Trescothic has included England’s Alastair Cook and former South African captain Graeme Smith as starters. He’s ranked among the world’s three greatest players in the middle order. It features Australian great captain Ricky Ponting, legendary batsman Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar and former West Indies captain Brian Lara.
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Speaking of other players joining the squad, South Africa’s great all-rounder Jacques Kallis is in sixth position and seventh-ranked wicketkeeper batsman Adam Gilchrist. After batting, let’s talk about bowling, where Trescothic has replaced Wasim Akram, James Anderson and Glenn McGrath as fast bowlers, with Shane Warne as the team’s only spinner.
Marcus Trescothic’s all-time XI team: Alastair Cook, Graeme Smith, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis, Adam Gilchrist (week), Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, James Anderson, Glenn McGrath.