Shane Warne recently named his greatest Ashes XI consisting the players like Kevin Pietersen, Graham Gooch and Andrew Flintoff. He also chose Michael Vaughan as the captain of his greatest England XI and Allan Border to lead the Ashes XI as well.
“Michael Vaughan was the best England captain I played against,” Shane Warne said.
However, he did not choose Steve Waugh, who led Australia for a long time in his career, as he felt Border was a better choice due to being left-handed.
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“Steve Waugh could have easily made the side, but I chose to go for Allan Border as he was left-handed,” Shane Warne said in an Instragram live session.
Warne’s greatest Australia XI: Matthew Hayden, Michael Slater, Ricky Ponting, Mark Waugh, Allan Border, Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Tim May, Jason Gillespie, Bruce Reid, Glenn McGrath, Merv Hughes.
Warne’s greatest England XI: Graham Gooch, Andrew Strauss, Michael Vaughan, Kevin Pietersen, Nasser Hussain, Alec Stewart, Andrew Flintoff, Ashley Giles, Dareen Gough, Steve Harmison, James Anderson.
Warne’s greatest Ashes XI: Matthew Hayden, Graham Gooch, Ricky Ponting, Mark Waugh, Kevin Pietersen, Allan Border, Adam Gilchrist, Andrew Flintoff, Tim May, Darren Gough, Glenn McGrath
Warne`s greatest Ashes XI: Matthew Hayden, Graham Gooch, Ricky Ponting, Mark Waugh, Kevin Pietersen, Allan Border, Adam Gilchrist, Andrew Flintoff, Tim May, Darren Gough, Glenn Mcgrath.
The global pandemic has affected several people. The upcoming edition of Indian Premier League 2020 is likely to be cancelled due to the situation surrounding COVID-19, the novel coronavirus pandemic in India, as per the report in The Indian Express. The mega auction, which was scheduled to take place before IPL 2021, will also be postponed by a year. Moreover, the franchises can retain the same squads they have for this year’s league and they will be given an option to pick or drop players as well.