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Brendon McCullum picks his ‘All Time XI’

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Former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum picked his ‘All Time XI’ and Sachin Tendulkar is the only Indian in his team. McCullum, who is regarded one of the best cricketers to have ever played for New Zealand, is one of the hardest hitters of the cricket ball in game’s history. He has retired from international cricket but still plays in domestic T20 leagues across the world.

Over the last 12 months, the Lord’s Cricket Ground have been announcing several All-Time XIs of some legendary cricketers including legends of the games like Ricky Ponting.

McCullum picked Sachin Tendulkar and Chris Gaye to open the innings followed by Ricky Ponting at 3, Brian Lara at 4, Sir Viv Richards at 5, Jacques Kallis at 6 and wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist at 7.

In the bowling department, McCullum has picked asutralia’s spin wizard Shane Warne, speedster Mitchell Johnson and two of his blackcaps teammates Tim Southee and Trent Boult.

Brendon McCullum’s All-Time XI: Chris Gayle, Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Brian Lara, Viv Richards (captain), Jacques Kallis, Adam Gilchrist, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Warne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.

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