June 19, 2019
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Only one Indian in Jason Holder’s best-ever cricketing XI.

West Indian captain Jason Holder has revealed his best-ever cricketing XI, on Lord’s Cricket YouTube channel, with the criteria being that he had to have played with or against them, or have been strongly influenced by the players mentioned, reports Sport24. Sachin Tendulkar was the only Indian to find a place in Jason Holder’s best-ever cricketing XI.

Top order: Holder named Australian legend Matthew Hayden and Sri Lanka’s veteran wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara as the opening partners.

Middle order: Holder picked Ricky Ponting, the most profilic captain in cricket history at number 3 followed by the West Indian legend Brian Lara and the “great” Sachin Tendulkar.

Lower middle order: Holder opted for South Africa’s legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis alongside Australia’s wicket keeping batsman Adam Gilchrist.

Bowling department: Holder picked South Africa’s Dale Steyn alongside legendary Caribbean pacer Curtly Ambrose and legendary Australian paceman Glenn McGrath. Shane was the only spinner in the team.

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Australians were favorable in Jason’s XI, as he picked 5 Aussies in the team. However, he didn’t show any interest in any of the players from Pakistan, England and New Zealand.

Jason Holder’s best-ever cricketing XI.

Matthew Hayden (Australia), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka), Ricky Ponting (Australia), Brian Lara (West Indies), Sachin Tendulkar (India), Jacques Kallis (South Africa), Adam Gilchrist – (Wicket keeper- Australia), Shane Warne (Australia), Dale Steyn (South Africa), Curtly Ambrose (West Indies), Glenn McGrath (Australia).

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