Rohit, Bumrah solely Indians in ICC World Cup XI, winners England dominate


Event top-scorer Rohit Sharma and pacer Jasprit Bumrah had been the one Indians named within the ICC’s World Cup XI, captained by New Zealand’s admirable skipper Kane Williamson and dominated by champions England.

Participant of the Event Williamson leads a staff that features six gamers from Sunday’s dramatic last on the Lord’s.

Newly-crowned world champions England are essentially the most represented with 4 gamers within the XI whereas runners-up New Zealand have two within the staff, named by a panel chosen by the ICC to honour all those that carried out properly within the match.

The opposite representatives come from the shedding semifinalists India and Australia, who’ve two every, whereas Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan rounds out the staff.

Sharma top-scored within the match with 648 runs whereas Bumrah was India’s finest bowler with 18 wickets.

Jason Roy obtained the nod on the prime of the order for his tone-setting brilliance for England that noticed him overcome harm in the course of the match to assist his aspect to the title.

Roy had 5 scores of greater than 50 in seven innings in the course of the match, together with one large ton in opposition to Bangladesh in Cardiff and likewise produced the throw from the outfield that tied the Tremendous Over and gave England the glory.

Alongside Roy, the opposite opening batsman is India’s Rohit Sharma. One of many simpler picks on this XI, contemplating the Indian star was the match’s prime run scorer and cracked a report 5 centuries in all.

Williamson is available in at No.three. The Black Caps star scored extra runs than any captain has ever finished earlier than at a World Cup and led his aspect with aplomb from begin to end.

Joe Root will are available at No.four for this staff after a World Cup that noticed him end as England’s prime run scorer, fifth total within the match, with tons in opposition to Pakistan and West Indies and three half centuries.

Shakib Al Hasan scored his runs this summer time batting at No.three for Bangladesh, however for a lot of his profession he has are available at No.5 and it’s there that he seems on this staff.

Shakib had a fairly great match, averaging 87 with the bat with two centuries and 5 half centuries, and nonetheless managed to chip in with 11 wickets as properly along with his left-arm spin.

Fellow all-rounder Ben Stokes can also be a cast-iron choice — his heroics within the last had been the stuff of fairytale however he was additionally an image of consistency all through the match for England.

Behind the stumps, Alex Carey effected 20 dismissals this match, solely Kiwi Tom Latham managed extra, whereas the Australian additionally bludgeoned 375 runs at a median north of 60.

Alongside Carey is his compatriot, and the match’s prime wicket-taker with 27, Mitchell Starc.

Jofra Archer — the hero of the Tremendous Over within the last and showing in his first World Cup — claimed 20 wickets at a powerful financial system price of four.57 to earn his spot.

New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson completed second within the wicket charts with 21, together with three within the last in addition to an astonishing catch, whereas additionally going at lower than 5 runs an over.

Final however on no account least is Bumrah, the world’s No.1 ODI bowler who lived as much as that billing with 18 wickets whereas nonetheless solely going for four.41 runs an over — higher than every other bowler on the highest wicket takers checklist.

The aspect was chosen by former internationals and commentators Ian Bishop, Ian Smith and Isa Guha, together with cricket author Lawrence Sales space, whereas ICC Basic Supervisor Cricket, Geoff Allardice, was the fifth member and convener of the committee.