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Cricket legend Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has picked five Indians in his World Cup XI but preferred English dangerous batsman Jonny Bairstow over Indian former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the team's wicket-keeper.
Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain and tournament top-scorer the Hitman Rohit Sharma, pacer Jasprit Bumrah along with all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Ravindra Jadeja were all part of the team selected by Tendulkar, no MS Dhoni in his WC team.
Sachin Tendulkar also named New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson, who was adjudged the player of the tournament, besides including Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, who had taken 11 wickets and scored over 600 runs in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
New Zealand cricket team captain Kane Williamson was named player of the tournament, while Ben Stokes was the player of the final match. Also, Rohit Sharma finished as the leading run-scorer while Mitchell Starc ended with the highest wicket-taker of the tournament.
Sachin Tendulkar's World Cup XI:
Rohit Sharma, Jonny Bairstow (wicket-keeper), Kane Williamson (captain), Virat Kohli, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Stokes, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Starc, Jasprit Bumrah, Jofra Archer