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All-Time Greatest World Cup XI

All-Time Greatest World Cup XI
All-Time Greatest World Cup XI
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So the results are in for the BBC's all-time greatest World Cup XI contest.

In a countdown to the ICC Cricket World Cup, the BBC asked people to choose the World's all-time greatest ODI XI team with players in different categories. People were asked to choose two opening batsmen, three middle order batsmen, one wicket keeper, one all rounder, three fast bowlers and one spinner. 

Opening Batsmen


1. Chris Gayle (West Indies)
ODIs: 263; Runs: 8,881; Average: 36.85; Strike rate: 84.22

2.Sachin Tendulkar (India)
ODIs: 463; Runs: 18,426; Average: 44.83; Strike-rate: 86.23

Middle Order Batsmen


3. AB de Villiers (South Africa)
ODIs: 179; Runs: 7,459; Average: 52.16; Strike rate: 97.16; Catches: 92 (as keeper); Stumpings:5 

4.Brian Lara (West Indies)
ODIs: 299; Runs: 10,405; Average: 40.48; Strike rate: 79.51

5.Sir Viv Richards (West Indies)
ODIs: 187; Runs: 6,721; Average: 47.00; Strike rate: 90.20

Wicketkeeper


6. Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
ODIs: 287; Runs: 9,619; Average: 35.89; Strike-rate: 96.94; Catches: 417; Stumpings: 55

All-rounder


7. Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
ODIs: 328; Runs: 11,579; Average: 44.36; Strike rate: 72.89, Wickets: 273; Average: 31.79; Economy rate: 4.84

Fast bowlers


8. Brett Lee (Australia)
ODIs: 221; Wickets: 380; Average: 23.36; Economy rate: 4.76

9.Glenn McGrath (Australia)
ODIs: 250; Wickets: 381; Average: 22.02; Economy rate: 3.88

10.Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
ODIs: 356; Wickets: 502; Average: 23.52; Economy rate: 3.89

Spinner


11. Shane Warne (Australia)
ODIs: 194; Wickets: 293; Average: 25.73; Economy rate: 4.25

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