Pakistan star cricketer Shahid Afridi has picked his all-time World Cup Eleven but Indian media and cricket fans are not happy with his selection, Hindustan Times reported.
The newspaper reported that Indian star players including Sachan Tendulkar and Mahindra Singh Dhoni have not been included in the team.
Hindustan Times reported that Tendulkar has appeared in six World Cup tournaments and equalled the record with Pakistan’s Javed Miandad whereas Dhoni is the World Cup-winning skipper for India and he is also a member of the Indian side in the forthcoming World Cup.
Afridi included only one Indian player in the side – the current captain Virat Kohli, while he picked five players from Pakistan – Saeed Anwar, Inzamam ul-Haq, Wasim Akram, Shoaib Akhtar and Saqlain Mushtaq along with four Australians – Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne and Adam Gilchrist, and one South African (Jacques Kallis), reported the newspaper.
Shahid Afridi’s all-time World Cup XI: Saeed Anwar, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting, Virat Kohli, Inzamam ul-Haq, Jacques Kallis, Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath, Shane Warne, Shoaib Akhtar, Saqlain Mushtaq.