The South African pace bowler Dale Steyn has announced his dream eleven for the Test match. He has picked four South African players, two Indians and Australians along with one player from England, Pakistan and Sri Lanka in his side. Steyn named Allan Donald and Jhonty Rhodes as his 12th and 13th men.
Proteas bowler had Graeme Smith as the captain and Kumar Sangakkara as the wicket-keeper. Graeme Smith and Virender Sehwag to open the innings for his side. Steyn went with Hashim Amla at the No.3 spot ahead of the likes of Ricky Ponting and Rahul Dravid.
The former Indian cricketer, Sachin Tendulkar took the No.4 spot while AB de Villiers and Kumar Sangakkara completed the batting line-up. Jacques Kallis was picked as the all-rounder along with Andrew Flintoff. Kallis could bat, bowl and take tons of catches in the field made him the brilliant all-rounder.
It is difficult to pick one spinner between Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan. But, Steyn went for the Australian cricketer due to the fact that he was a leg-spinner. He named Wasim Akram and Glenn McGrath as fast bowlers of his team.
Dale Steyn’s Dream Test Team: Graeme Smith (C), Virender Sehwag, Hashim Amla, Sachin Tendulkar, Jacques Kallis, Kumar Sangakkara (WK) AB de Villiers, Andrew Flintoff, Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath 1 of 1