Border-Gavaskar Trophy All Time Playing 11
Border-Gavaskar trophy is probably the most competitive test series after ashes in world cricket some may also rank it above ashes. BGT is a very exciting and competitive series we have seen some unbelievable things in this series. We have also seen many match winners emerging from this series and in this article, we will see an all-time Border-Gavaskar trophy playing 11.
BGT All Time Playing 11
- Matthew Hayden
- Shane Watson
- Steve Smith
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Ricky Ponting (captain)
- Virat Kohli
- Adam Gilchrist (wicketkeeper)
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Glenn McGrath
- Zaheer Khan
In the top order, we have a very dangerous opening pair of former Australian dangerous batsmen, Matthew Hayden and star all-rounder Shane Watson. They both have incredible records against India in the series. At No.3 we have modern-day test legend, Steve Smith who is one of the best to ever play the test format. Smith has 7 centuries against India in BGT.
In the middle order, we have the highest run-scorer in the history of BGT, Sachin Tendulkar who was one of the best to ever play the game. The captain of our playing 11 is none other than former Australian legend and most successful captain, Ricky Ponting. At No.6 we have someone who has never played in that position but you cannot put Virat Kohli away when it comes to Australia. The Wicketkeeper of our team is none other than, Adam Gilchrist who won the series in India as a captain.
In the bowling department, we have spin twins as our two spinners, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin of India are the only two spinners from India in our playing 11. They both have incredible records against Australia in BGT. In the fast bowling department we have, Glenn McGrath who was a legendary player and greatest of all time for many, and former Indian left-arm veteran, Zaheer Khan.