Kumara Sangakkara has been selected the Captain of the World XI Cricket Team.
The International Cricket Council has made the selection after taking into consideration the skill and the qualities displayed by him during the World Cup Series. Only seven Cricketers have been selected from Sri Lankan and the Indian teams and 4 of them are from the Sri Lankan team. The Opening batsmen will be Sachin Tendulkar and Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka. Kumara Sangakkara, Mahela jayawardena and A.D.B.de Villiers are top order batsmen. Yuvraj Singh, Shane Watson and Shahid Afridi are middle order batsmen. Dale Stain and Zaheer Khan are fast bowlers. The only renowned seam bowler is Muttiya Muralidharan from the Sri Lankan team. Kumara Sangakkara has been named the Wicket Keeper. The ICC has said that the World XI Cricket Team has been selected from the veterans in the International Cricket arena.