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Former Pakistan’s skipper Shahid Afridi is regarded as one of the best all-rounders in the history of cricket. Shahid Afridi not just used to smash the bowlers with his bat lower down the order but he also used to give nightmares to the batsmen with his impeccable bowling spells.
Recently, in a video, Shahid Afridi picked his all-time XI, which included only one Indian legendary player Sachin Tendulkar.
The 40-year-old picked Saeed Anwar and Australian great, Adam Gilchrist as the two opening batsmen, while he mentioned that Adam Gilchrist is one of his all-time favorites batsmen.
For the number 3 position, Shahid Afridi picked former Australia World Cup-winning captain, Ricky Ponting and for number 4 he picked the legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar. For the middle order, Shahid Afridi picked the ‘match-winner’ Inzamam-ul-Haq and South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis. For the wicket-keeper, Shahid Afridi picked Pakistan’s Rashid Latif as his all-time favorite keeper.
For the bowling department, Shahid Afridi picked Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akthar as two of the three pacers in his side, while Glenn McGrath was the third pacer in the bowling department. As far as a spinner is concerned, he picked legend Shane Warne in his all-time XI.
Afridi’s all-time XI: Saeed Anwar, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting, Sachin Tendulkar, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Jacques Kallis, Rashid Latif (wk), Wasim Akram, Glenn McGrath, Shoaib Akthar, Shane Warne.