VVS Laxman is known one of the greatest batsmen of cricket. Now he works for Star Sports as a cricket analyst. On Star Sports’ regular programme ‘T20 Power’, Laxman picked his best elevens for this ICC World.
The World XI are made on the basis of current performances in ICC World T20 2016. Murali Karthik and VVS Laxman picked their own XI in the T20 Power programme. Karthik didn’t pick any Bangladeshi player.
But VVS picked Shakib Al Hasan and Mustafizur Rahman in the World XI. Shakib scored 129 runs and took 10 wickets in 7 matches. Mustafiz took 9 wickets in just 3 matches, including a fifer against New Zealand.
Laxman picked 4 players from India, 2 each from Bangladesh, New Zealand and West Indies, 1 from England and 12th men from Pakistan.
VVS Laxman’s World T20 XI: Chris Gayle, Martin Guptill, Virat Kohli, Joe Root, Shakib Al Hasan, MS Dhoni, DJ Bravo, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ish Sodhi, Jasprit Bumrah, Mustafizur Rahman and Mohammed Amir (12th).