Shakib included in Monga-Kimber World Cup

Published: July 10, 2019 20:24:01

World number one One Day International (ODI) all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was included in the World Cup-2019 X1 selected by ESPN-cricinfo writers Sidharth Monga and Jarrod Kimber recently, reports UNB.

Shakib Al Hasan displayed a tremendous show in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup as the first Bangladeshi and remained at the 3rd slot in the leading scorer lists making 606 runs in eight matches in addition to grabbing eleven wickets.

Maximum three cricketers were picked up from World Champions Australia, two from India, one each from Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indies with Australian skipper Aaron Finch as captain.

World Cup X1 according batting order: 1 Aaron Finch (Australia), 2 Rohit Sharma (India), 3 Kane Williamson (New Zealand), 4 Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), 5 Ben Stokes (England), 6 Nicholas Pooran (West Indies), 7 Alex Carey (WK-Australia), 8 Mitchell Starc (Australia), 9 Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan), 10 Jasprit Bumrah (India) and 11 Imran Tahir (South Africa).

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