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 4493 125
2 South Africa 3395 110
3 England 4497 105
4 New Zealand 3114 97
5 Australia 3294 97
Rank Team Points Rating
1 South Africa 5957 119
2 Australia 5505 117
3 India 5266 117
4 England 5645 113
5 New Zealand 5123 111
Rank Team Points Rating
1 New Zealand 1625 125
2 England 1962 123
3 Pakistan 2417 121
4 West Indies 2222 117
5 India 2183 115