April 19, 2024

Graeme Smith and VVS Laxman pick the best 11 that can defeat India in tests

Graeme Smith and VVS Laxman pick the best 11 that can defeat India in tests

Indian team has been invincible in the recent while with the fiery pace attack and dominant spinners that has made them the top team in the world. The Indian team were always a better batting side but lacked the quality bowlers to win the matches but the story is not the same anymore.

Virat Kohli’s Indian side has just lost one match out of 32 played in home which shows their domination in the longer version of the game. Indian team is currently plying their trade in the three match test series against South Africa where they are 2-0 up. The third test in Ranchi is in the firm grip of the home side and South Africa need to come all guns blazing to eke out a draw or an impossible win.

VVS Laxman picks his best Indian Test XI from the last 25 years
VVS Laxman (Twitter)

Meanwhile, former India International VVS Laxman and former South Africa International Graeme Smith have picked the best world 11, comprising of current active cricketer that can defeat the current Indian team.

The two legends picked Proteas opener Dean Elgas alongside Bangladesh’s experienced bataman Tamim Iqbal as the opener in the team. They further picked Kane Williamson and Steve Smith at all important number three and four slot respectively.

Pakistan’s rising star Babar Azam takes the number slot with impactful Shakib al Hasan and Ben Stokes as two all-rounders in the team. Quinton De Kock will keep the wickets in their team.

The fiery looking pace attack will comprise of Pat Cummins of Australia and England’s Jofra Archer. Off spinner Nathan Lyon of Australia will be the specialist spinner in their team.

Dream 11 of Graeme Smith and VVS Laxman

Dean Elgar (SA), Tamim Iqbal (BAN), Kane Williamson (NZ), Steve Smith (AUS), Babar Azam (PAK), Shakib Al Hasan (BAN), Ben Stokes (ENG), Quinton de Kock (SA), Pat Cummins (AUS), Jofra Archer (ENG), Nathan Lyon (AUS).

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