The 45-year-old picked few of the greatest players of all-time in his lineup
England’s legendary former cricketer Michael Vaughan picked one Pakistan player, fast-bowling great Wasim Akram, in his all-time XI from 1960s to 2010s. The former cricketer was allowed to pick two players from each decade to complete the line-up.
The 45-year-old picked just one player from the 60s in the form of England’s legendary former batsman Geoffrey Boycott, who featured in 108 Tests and 36 One-Day International (ODIs) for his country while scoring 8114 runs and 1082 runs respectively in each format.
Vaughan then chose West Indies’ star batsman Sir Vivian Richards and England’s all-rounder Sir Ian Botham from the 70s.
India’s Sachin Tendulkar, one of the greatest batsmen in cricket’s history, was picked from the 80s along with Pakistan’s Akram, who is considered by many as the greatest pacer to have ever graced the sport.
The English commentator chose the Australian duo of wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist and leg-spinner Shane Warne from the 90s.
South Africa’s former captain and opening batsman Graeme Smith and England’s prolific pacer James Anderson were included in the all-time XI from the 2000s.
The former batsman rounded up his lineup with the Australian duo of batsman Steve Smith and fast-bowler Pat Cummins.
Michael Vaughan’s XI:
Geoffrey Boycott, Graeme Smith, Steve Smith, Viv Richards, Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist, Ian Botham, Wasim Akram, Shane Warne, Pat Cummins, James Anderson
🏏 @MichaelVaughan's all-time XI ft two players from 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 00's, 10's— BBC 5 Live Sport (@5liveSport) April 27, 2020
1. Boycott 60's
2. Graeme Smith 00's
3. Steve Smith 10's
4. Viv Richards 70's
5. Tendulkar 80's
6. Gilchrist 90's
7. Botham 70's
8. Akram 80's
9. Warne 90's
10. Cummins 10's
11. Anderson 00's pic.twitter.com/St0IdWvDJy
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