Former skipper and one of greatest cricketer of New Zealand Cricket team, Daniel Vettori has recently announced his all-time best playing XI. In collaboration with Lord’s Cricket Ground, the 38-year-old revealed his dream team where star cricketers like Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting have been picked by the Kiwis all-rounder. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ভেট্টোরির সর্বকালের সেরা একাদশ নিয়ে বিতর্ক]
Vettori has named Virat Kohli as his dream team’s captain and added four Aussie cricketers, three Indian cricketers, two Sri Lankan cricketers and one cricketers from New Zealand and South Africa in his playing XI.
In spite of picking some experienced names, he selects Virat Kohli as captain. Hencem he informed, “I have seen Virat Kohli up front, up close for a long time and been nothing but impressed by the way he plays and the passion that he has for winning I think would pervade the whole team. I mean they’ll win anyway, but it would be nice to have him in charge as well.”
However, four Aussie cricketers- Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Virat kohli from Indian side, two Sri Lankan cricketers Kumar Sangakkara, Muralitharan, Richard Hadlee from New Zealand and AB de Villiers from South Africa have been got chance and included in the dream team of Daniel Vettori, while Jacques Kallis of South Africa remain as the12th man in the squad.
Daniel Vettori’s All Time XI: Ricky Ponting, Rahul Dravid, Virat Kohli (C), AB de Villiers, Sachin Tendulkar, Kumar Sangakkara, Adam Gilchrist (WK), Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Glenn McGrath, Sir Richard Hadlee and Jacques Kallis (12th man).