Team India’s current best off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has up picked his all-time International XI in a contest named #AskAshwinContest organized by Sportstar.
The Chennai lad tried to be on the safer side by picking a team which mostly consists of players who belong from the past generation.
There are five Australians, two South Africans, two Pakistanis, one Indian and one West Indies player in the right-hander’s team.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s all-time XI:
1.) Sachin Tendulkar (India)
2.) Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
3.) Jacques Kallis (South Africa)
4.) Brian Lara (West Indies)
5.) Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
6.) Steve Waugh (Australia)
7.) Michael Bevan (Australia)
8.) Lance Klusener (South Africa)
9.) Shane Warne (Australia)
10.) Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
11.) Glenn McGrath (Australia)
Ashwin, who is known for his witty remarks on social media, was also asked who his favorite spinner is among Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Anil Kumble. Ashwin was quick to reply that he has always looked up to Anil Kumble and would pick him as his favorite spinner.
The reason, he gave was that he knows the story behind Kumble’s road to fame and the challenges, and hurdles he had to face in his career.