Notable batsman Sachin Tendulkar did not find a spot in Kumar Sangakkara’s rundown ever XI while Rahul Dravid was the solitary Indian in the group chose by the previous Sri Lankan captain. Sangakkara trusts Dravid, who is at present India A mentor, will be the best to supplement previous Australian batsman Mathew Hayden in the opening space in the squad drove by previous Lankan batsman Aravinda De Silva. Sangakkara further added –
Mathew Hayden will be at the highest point of the request confronting the primary ball and to supplement him, I have Rahul Dravid.
In the batting line-up, the great left-gave batsman picked his ‘record-breaking most loved batsman’ Brian Lara alongside previous Aussie chief Ricky Ponting. Best all-rounder Jacques Kallis will finish the lineup and past Australian wicket attendant Adam Gilchrist will be donning the gloves behind the wicket. The 38-year-old Sangakkara trusts Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan are the two authority spinners who are the best he has ever seen as they can bowl well in any condition.
The quick knocking down some pins office will have fabulous Lankan pacer Chaminda Vaas alongside previous Pakistan pacer Wasim Akram as Sangakkara saw him as an ‘extraordinary test’ to confront. The rundown altogether has four Australian and three Lankan while a solitary spot for Indian, Pakistan, South African and West Indian players. On Monday, previous New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum had raised his untouched eleven rundown where Tendulkar was the solitary Indian in the squad. The XI: Mathew Hayden, Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, Aravinda De Silva (c), Jacques Kallis, Adam Gilchrist (wk), Shane Warne, Muttiah Muralitharan, Wasim Akram, Chaminda Vaas.