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    World Cup XI

    Now that it is over (and I haven't seen a thread):

    1. Guptill
    2. Dhawan
    3. Sangakarra
    4. Steve Smith
    5. AB de Villiers
    6. Anderson
    7. McCullum
    8. Starc
    9. Morkel
    10. Boult
    11. Tahir

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    Quote Originally Posted by gettingbetter View Post
    Now that it is over (and I haven't seen a thread):

    1. Guptill
    2. Dhawan
    3. Sangakarra
    4. Steve Smith
    5. AB de Villiers
    6. Anderson
    7. McCullum
    8. Starc
    9. Morkel
    10. Boult
    11. Tahir
    Warner in front of Dhawan and Maxwell in front of McCullum.
    If you nick it walk

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    No way should warner be featured in the best XI. He only reached 50 once in the entire tournament and that was the game against afghanistan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Antihippy View Post
    No way should warner be featured in the best XI. He only reached 50 once in the entire tournament and that was the game against afghanistan.
    Averaged 50 @120, news flash you have to beat all teams to win the WC.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TNT View Post
    Averaged 50 @120, news flash you have to beat all teams to win the WC.
    what? No u don't

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    ICC announces Team of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 | Cricket World Cup News

    Brendon McCullum (New Zealand (captain)

    Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

    Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) (wicketkeeper)

    Steven Smith (Australia)

    AB de Villiers (South Africa)

    Glenn Maxwell (Australia)

    Corey Anderson (New Zealand)

    Daniel Vettori (New Zealand)

    Mitchell Starc (Australia)

    Trent Boult (New Zealand)

    Morne Morkel (South Africa)

    Brendan Taylor (Zimbabwe) (12th man)

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    Dunno if Vettori was a better spinner than Tahir, though he is a much better batsman.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RossTaylorsBox View Post
    Dunno if Vettori was a better spinner than Tahir, though he is a much better batsman.
    And fielder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dfrinku View Post
    And fielder.
    And bloke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gettingbetter View Post
    Now that it is over (and I haven't seen a thread):

    1. Guptill
    2. Dhawan
    3. Sangakarra
    4. Steve Smith
    5. AB de Villiers
    6. Anderson
    7. McCullum
    8. Starc
    9. Morkel
    10. Boult
    11. Tahir
    Drop Dhawan for Mahmudullah and open with McCullum.

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    I'd probs go with the official one, boringly enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TNT View Post
    Averaged 50 @120, news flash you have to beat all teams to win the WC.
    if you just want to pick the australian final xi just say it so we can ignore it and save time
    do you think people will be allowed to make violins?
    who's going to make the violins?

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    Martin Guptil
    Shikhar Dhawan
    Kumar Sangakkara +
    Steven Smith
    AB deVilliers *
    Glenn Maxwell
    Correy Anderson
    Daniel Vettori
    Mitchell Starc
    Trent Boult
    Wahab Riaz

    That's just player changed from ESPNCricinfo's XI

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    Last edited by ankitj; 30-03-2015 at 10:08 AM.
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    ICC's got the correct one.

    Unless people still want to argue Southee > Morkel..
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    I will pick these XI + 4:

    M Guptill (NZ)
    S Dhawan (IND)
    K Sangakkara (SL)
    Brendan Taylor (ZIM) [VC] [WK]
    AB De Villiers (SA) [C]
    G Maxwell (AUS)
    C Anderson (NZ)
    D Vettori (NZ)
    M Starc (AUS)
    T Boult (NZ)
    M Morkel (SA)

    Bench: S Smith (AUS), Mahmudullah (BAN), Imran Tahir (PAK), W Riaz (PAK)
    Last edited by Sarun; 01-04-2015 at 11:27 AM.



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