England all-rounder Ravi Bopara has revealed the list of players for his all-time XI. Bopara has picked three Indian players in his team namely Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag. Brian Lara, Wasim Akram and Jacques Kallis are some of the other big names in the list.
Bopara named Sehwag as the opener, along with Australia’s David Warner. Wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara will bat at No. 3 followed by Tendulkar at No. 4.
Current Indian skipper Virat Kohli takes the No. 5 position with Kallis next to bat.
West Indies legend, Brian Lara, can bat at any position according to Bopara. Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan will handle the spin department, whereas England’s James Anderson will join Pakistani maestros Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar in the fast bowling department.
Here is Ravi Bopara’s all-time XI:
Virender Sehwag, David Warner, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Jacques Kallis, Brian Lara, Wasim Akram (c), Muttiah Muralitharan, James Anderson, Shoaib Akhtar.