It was a crazy year for the game of cricket. We witnessed many amazing and thrilling moments on-field. From India’s heartbreaking exit from the World Cup to the thrilling finale of World Cup that left everyone stunned, there were a lot of moments in this year that proved the fact that cricket is not just a game but an emotion.
As the year is about to end, everyone is coming up with their best XI of 2019. Joining the fun, Indian commentator, Aakash Chopra also took to his Twitter and shared his World XI for 2019.
However, there was a twist in his list of World XI 2019. Well, Aakash Chopra picked the actor Vayu Raghavan of Inside Edge, which is a web series based on a fictional T20 team.
In his World XI list, Aakash Chopra picked Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli as the opening duo. David Warner and Vayu Raghavan on numbers 3 and 4. They were followed by Pakistan’s Babar Azam on number 5 and Joss Buttler on number 6.
Aakash Chopra picked Rashid Khan as his all-rounder at number 8. Ahead of him was Jos Buttle. Jofra Archer, Jaspreet Bumrah and Mitchell Starc were picked tp handle the bowling department of the team.
Here’s Aakash Chopra’s Best World XI for 2019 :
“As the year comes to an end, I’ve picked my World XI for 2019.
4. Vayu Raghavan
5. Babar Azam
7. Ben Stokes
8. Rashid Khan
9. Jofra Archer
#YearRoundUp #Wrapped2019 #PPL19 #InsideEdge2″
Here, check out the tweet:
As the year comes to an end, I’ve picked my World XI for 2019.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) December 24, 2019
Twitterati were left wondering after reading the name of Vayu Raghavan in the list and trolled Aakash Chopra for the same.
Here, check out the reactions of Twitterati on this:
Sir Pani Pahuchane Ke Liye Sarfaraz Ahmad Naam Daal Dete Na 😁😂😂😂😂
— 🙅Mahatma Aandhi😑🔫 (@AandhiMahatma) December 24, 2019
Y is everyone picking player frm inside edge?
Is this for a promotion?
How can it b considered in international cricket?
— Thejesh (@Theju23) December 24, 2019
Dhoni se kya allergy h aapko
— Shobhit Dixit (@Shobhit_Dixit_7) December 24, 2019
Arvind Vashist as a captain 😂
— Rohit Pandey (@improhit) December 24, 2019
That bit and pieces cricket has also played well to be included in the 11.
— XaviB (@xavierbesra) December 24, 2019
Ye Vayu raghvan kaun he bro ? 😂
— Dr. Muhammad Haris (@haryjalendheria) December 24, 2019
Mohammed shami kaha hai
— choudhary (@ChamanC51231131) December 24, 2019
— Yogen Sawant (@YogenSawant) December 24, 2019
No one is picking Prashant Kanojia 😔
— Karan Patel (@patelkaran952) December 24, 2019
No Steve Smith, Harsh 😐
— Subhaprakash SB (@sbsubhaprakash) December 24, 2019
Folks vayu raghwan here I assume is Steve Smith! Can’t be anyone else
— omer (@thisisomerlatif) December 24, 2019
For to people who don't know ..Here is the guy vayu raghavan pic.twitter.com/8wf51o78u2
— Archit (@ArchitMars) December 24, 2019