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Wasim Akram, Lara, Warne part of Sangakkara’s All Time XI

 Sri Lanka's former wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakara has named his All Time ideal XI comprising some top class cricketers from across the World. Sangakara in a video shared by Lord's cricket ground YouTube page, named Mathew Hayden and Rahul Dravid as an openers for his his all time cricketing XI. "I will have Mathew Hayden at the top of the order facing the first ball and to compliment him i have got Rahul Dravid," 40-year-old said. He kept Former West Indian Test batsman Brian Lara and Australian Ex Test…

Imran Khan, West Indies’ greats part of Younis Khan’s All-Time XI

 Pakistan's former test batsman Younis Khan has picked his All Time XI and has named some of the legendary cricket players as part of his ideal team. In a video shared by Lord's Cricket Ground's Youtube page, Younis names Pakistan's Hanif Mohammad and Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar as his openers. Younis said he selected them simply because they are "little masters." Next was South Africa's Jacques Kallis, whom Younis calls "one of the greatest all-rounders" to have graced the game. Younis Khan picked three…

England batsman Alex Hales picks his All Time XI

England's opening batsman Alex Hales, who celebrated his twenty-ninth birthday last week, has named his greatest All Time XI. The opening batsmen Hales picks are fellow teammate Alastair Cook and Indian batsman Virender Sehwag. Hales thinks the combination of right and left batting will complement each other and will work together well. Alastair Cook is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen ever to play for England, and is one of the most prolific batsmen of the modern era, and is the leading run-scorer in Test…

Two Pakistani legends make it to Ravi Bopara’s All-Time XI

England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has picked his All Time XI which includes two Pakistani iconic bowlers and three Indian batsmen. He chose former Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag for his aggressive style of playing. “He was pleasing to the eye,” he said. For a combination of right-handed and left-handed batsmen he selected Australia's David Warner. “To bat alongside Virender Sehwag, I am going to go with someone I’ve actually had the opportunity to play with. “I think he’s good to have in your side.” He…

Graeme Swann names his All-Time XI, includes himself and Wasim Akram

Former English cricketer Graeme Swann has revealed his All Time XI in a Lord’s Cricket Ground video. He placed prolific English batsman Jack Hobbs and massively destructive West Indian stroke player Gordon Greenidge in opening position. Swann said superb player Hobbs was his granddad’s favorite player who holds great record. He said Greenidge was not only a great stroke player but looked mean as well and he needed little mean in his team. Then he paired Australian greatest batsman Sir Don Bradman with another…

WATCH: Imran Khan to captain Ramiz Raja’s All Time XI

Former Pakistani cricketer Ramiz Raja has chosen Imran Khan as captain of his All Time X1 cricket team. The criteria for selection is players they have played with, against or have been influenced by. Rameez Raja was part of the squad which won the World Cup 1992 under captaincy of Imran Khan. “Imran Khan, I have got as an all-rounder, great athlete, I would have given him the captaincy” he said. “I have played ten years under him and he was a great captain.” Ramiz Raja chose Indian cricketer Virender Sehwag as…

Ricky Ponting names his All Time XI

Former Australian skipper and probably the best cricket captain of recent times Ricky Ponting has named his All Time XI. “On top of the order I have Matthew Hyden and Justin Langer – the two guys I have really enjoyed batting behind,” he said placing the two fellow players on opening position. He chose South African Jacques Kallis, who is regarded as one of the best all-rounders the game has produced, for third place. Putting Indian Little Master Sachin Tandulkar on second-down position as “He had a great record…

One Pakistani cricketer makes it to Jason Gillespie’s All Time XI

Former Australian cricketer Jason Gillespie has chosen his all time favorite cricket team in a recent video released by Lord’s Cricket Ground. SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO AND SANGAKKARA,  ANGELO MATHEWS' ALL TIME XI  He chose Australia’s aggressive opener Matthew Hayden and Indian Virender Sehwag to do the opening for his team. Gillespie put another strong wall of batting defence with one of the best captain of cricket history Australian Ricky Ponting and West Indian great batsman Brian Lara at the top order…

WATCH: Former England cricketer Alec Stewart picks his all-time XI

Former England wicket-keeper batsman Alec Stewart, who celebrated his birthday on April 8, also picked his All-Time XI. In a video (above) posted by Lord's cricket ground, Stewart picked the 11-member team he thinks will be the best if it ever takes field and chose British legend Graham Gooch and West indies' Desmond Haynes. Stewart's middle order comprises of cricketing greats New Zealand's Martin Crowe, West Indies' Brian Lara, India's Sachin Tendulkar and former Australian skipper Steve Waugh. For…

New Zealand’s McCullum selects his All Time XI

Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum has picked his All-Time Cricketing XI and has chosen some of the best cricketers of all time in his team. McCullum, who is celebrating his birthday today, however gave priority to his continent while choosing a team which otherwise comprises legends and master batsman and all-rounders. McCullum's openers are the hard hitting West Indian Chris Gayle and Indian little master Sachin Tendulkar. He chooses the former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting for the third slot, while the West…