Left-handers are some of the most elegant batsmen and bowlers to watch when in full flow. They have a certain style that cannot be replicated by the right-handers in the team. Here is a world XI comprising of only left-handers:
1. Shikhar Dhawan:
Shikhar Dhawan is in the form of his life at the moment, playing some superb cricket and smashing runs for the Indian team in all formats. He looks a million bucks at the moment and will be looking to continue his form.
2. David Warner:
The Australian opener is a superb limited overs batsman and can get going right from the first ball. He has been in great touch for the past two years or so and is a treat to watch in full flow.
3. Quinton de Kock (wk):
The South African keeper-batsman is becoming better day in and out and is a real competitor on the field. De Kock is an excellent player with some fantastic strokes in his book and opens the batting.
4. Fakhar Zaman:
The one who won Pakistan the Champions Trophy, Fakhar Zaman was in incredible form in the final. He has all the attributes to work on from here to become a great player for Pakistan.
5. Eoin Morgan:
The English captain is a big-hitter and is a great influence on his team. He is also an excellent fielder who can change the course of a game on a good day.
6. Shakib al Hasan:
Bangladeshi cricket has been on the rise for a few years and a lot of the credit must fall on Shakib al Hasan. He has been one of the best all-rounders in the world and is a great role model.
7. Moeen Ali:
Though Moeen Ali is a superb spinner, he is also an excellent left-handed batsman who can take the game away from an opposition. He has a wide range of strokes and will easily fit in as the all-rounder.
8. Imad Wasim:
The Pakistani bowler was in good form against the West Indies and is growing in importance for their limited overs squad. He is a good spinner who can pick wickets at regular intervals.
9. Trent Boult:
The New Zealander is a superb swing bowler and is regarded as one of the best in his domain. He can swing the ball both ways and cause trouble to batsmen.
10. Mohammad Amir:
After a long layoff from the game, Amir is back and is picking wickets for fun once again. He always had the talent to be a great and now his time to shine is here.
11. Mitchell Starc:
One of the best left-handed batsmen is one of the best swing bowlers in the modern game and has all the talent to go on to become one of the greatest bowlers the game has seen.