MS Dhoni named captain of India's all time Test XI by Wisden

Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named the captain of the all-time India Test XI chosen by cricket magazine Wisden

PTI, Sep, 21 2016

New Delhi: Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named the captain of the all-time India Test XI chosen by cricket magazine Wisden.

File photo of MS Dhoni. Getty Images

File photo of MS Dhoni. Getty Images

The celebrated team has been picked ahead of India's 500th Test which will be played against New Zealand in Kanpur from Thursday.

The openers in the side are Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag, followed by Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, all-rounder Kapil Dev and Dhoni the wicket-keeper batsman.

The bowlers who made the cut are Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan and Bishan Singh Bedi. The 12th man is Mohammad Azharuddin.

Wisden Test XI: Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Kapil Dev, MS Dhoni (captain, wicketkeeper), Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Zaheer Khan, Bishan Singh Bedi, Mohammad Azharuddin (12th man).

Published Date: Sep 21, 2016 | Updated Date: Sep 21, 2016




Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4969 124
2 South Africa 3767 111
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3489 100
5 Australia 3294 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 6386 120
2 India 6546 119
3 Australia 5948 114
4 England 6156 114
5 New Zealand 5432 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 2843 124
2 New Zealand 1925 120
3 West Indies 2395 120
4 England 2029 119
5 India 2965 119