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Mitchell McClenaghan and Luke Ronchi added to ICC World XI squad

Mitchell McClenaghan and Luke Ronchi added to ICC World XI squad
Written by Abhishek Lohia

New Zealand’s player Luke Ronchi and Mitchell McClenaghan have got a place in the International Cricket Council (ICC) World XI team to play against West Indies. They will take part in the charity match against the West Indies on Lord’s grounds, England. This match is being organised to collect funds for the revamped stadium due to Hurricane in the Caribbean island. This match will be played on Lord’s historic ground on May 31, 2018. The control of the World XI is in the hands of England captain Eoin Morgan. India’s Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik, Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal, Sri Lanka’s Thesara Perera and Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan are also part of the World XI team.

World XI Team: Ian Morgan (Captain), Dinesh Karthik (wicket-keeper), Mitchell McClenaghan, Hardik Pandya, Thesara Perera, Rashid Khan, Luke Ronchi (wicket), Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Shakib Al Hasan, Tamim Iqbal.

Team West Indies will be led by Carlos Braithwaite, which includes top stars like Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels, Samuel Badrie and Andre Russell.

India’s Dinesh Karthik and Hardik Pandya have already been given the place in this team. With the selection of Ronchi and McClenaghan, the team is now in full control, led by England captain Eoin Morgan. Apart from Ranchi and McClenaghan, this team included Morgan (England), Kartik and Pandya (India), Shahid Afridi and Shoaib Malik (Pakistan) third player Perera (Sri Lanka), Shakib Al Hasan and Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) and Rashid Khan (Afghanistan) Are there.

Former New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman, Luke Ronchi is keen to take part in the clash against the recent ICC World T20 champions. The 37-year-old have an average of 43.5 in the recently ended 2018 edition of the Pakistan Super League. Ronchi ended up as leading run-scorer in the tournament with 435 runs in 11 innings.

“This will be a wonderful spectacle,” said McClenaghan, who is currently taking part in the ongoing Indian Premier League representing Mumbai Indians. He averages 25.27 with the ball in T20Is with an impressive strike rate of 19.67. I’m looking ahead to participating in a great collection of guys and look forward to doing those who will help from this match proud.”

 

 

 

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Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia was a Sports and Political Writer working for Newsfolo and is no longer associated with the organization.

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