Azhar Mahmood picks solely two Pakistan cricketers in his all-time XI

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Each of them have been scariest quick bowling duo to face in that technology.

Azhar Mahmood
Azhar Mahmood. (Photograph Supply: Twitter)

Azhar Mahmood, the previous Pakistan cricketer, was just lately part of the nationwide crew in its marketing campaign within the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales. He was the bowling coach and would’ve been delighted with the way in which the likes of Mohammad Amir, Shaheen Afridi and Wahab Riaz weaved their magic. However he can be disillusioned that the Males in Inexperienced couldn’t qualify for the semis.

Amidst all of the hard-work, Mahmood took day trip to choose his all-time cricketing XI. He went for the left-right combo of Matthew Hayden and Sachin Tendulkar because the openers. Hayden, the Australian cricketer, was one of the vital harmful batsmen of his technology. Sachin, also referred to as the Grasp Blaster, is at present the main run-scorer in worldwide cricket with as many as 100 centuries.

Even six years after his retirement, numerous his data stay unscathed. Sir Vivian Richards is Mahmood’s quantity three. The Windies nice had a strike-rate of 90 in a technology when runs weren’t simple to come back by. At quantity 4, Mahmood picked Brian Lara, who has the very best particular person Check rating of 400 below his belt. Mahmood picked Jacques Kallis as his specialist all-rounder.

Just one specialist spinner

Kallis scored over 25,000 worldwide runs and picked up over 570 wickets on the highest stage to be considered one of many greats of the sport. Steve Waugh, who led Australia to their second World Cup title in 1999, was Mahmood’s captain within the eleven. The swashbuckling Adam Gilchrist tormented oppositions all through his profession and he was picked because the specialist wicketkeeper.

Mahmood picked just one spinner within the type of Shane Warne, who completed his profession for Australia with over 1,000 wickets. Within the quick bowling division, Mahmood went for retire Aussie quick bowler Glenn McGrath, the all-time main wicket-taker within the World Cup.

Shoaib Akhtar broke a variety of helmets and terrorized the batters numerous occasions. Mahmood didn’t have any hesitation in selecting the Rawalpindi Specific. Wasim Akram, generally known as the Sultan of Swing, was Mahmood’s second Pakistani cricketer within the all-time eleven.

Right here is Mahmood’s All-Time XI

Matthew Hayden, Sachin Tendulkar, Sir Vivian Richards, Brian Lara, Jacques Kallis, Steve Waugh (c), Adam Gilchrist (wk), Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath, Shoaib Akhtar.