ICC announces Official team of the Tournament
LONDON: International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced official team of the Tournament today (Monday) following Sunday’s pulsating finale featuring England and New Zealand.
There were a few star performers in Pakistan World Cup campaign but neither of them delivered consistently in the tournament.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson has been named captain of the ICC’s official Team of the Tournament, and his teammate Lockie Ferguson is also included in the team.
Four members of the victorious England side are included in the ICC’s official team. The members are Jason Roy, Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.
Mitchell Starc and wicketkeeper Alex Carey represented Australian side, while Roahit Sharma and Jasprit Bumrah represented Indian Cricket Team.
Bangladesh’s star allrounder Shakib Al Hasan also included in the World XI.
The side was picked by a five-person committee comprising commentators and former players Ian Bishop, Ian Smith and Isa Guha as well as ICC General Manager – Cricket Geoff Allardice and journalist Lawrence Booth.
‘ICC’s Official Team of the Tournament’
- Jason Roy
- Rohit Sharma
- Kane Williamson (C)
- Joe Root
- Shakin Al Hasan
- Ben Stokes
- Alex Carey
- Mitchell Starc
- Jofra Archer
- Lockie Ferguson
- Jasprit Bumrah