As 2018 starts, Green Team and it’s panel took a flashback of the year 2017 and decided a the best One-day International’s best line-up of the year 2017 based on statistics as well as performances on different situations.
Here’s the best XI Green Team selects!
1. Rohit Sharma.
(21 Matches, 1293 runs, Average 71.83 , 100×6, 50×5)
The epitome of batting talent from India being the second highest run scorer has warranted him the spot as an opener. He had a sublime performance in the series against Sri Lanka where he scored a double ton in the last ODI of the series.
2. Quinton De Kock. (Wk)
(19 matches,956 runs, Average 48.00, 100×2, 50×7)
The fastest player to complete 12 Odi hundreds talent from South Africa courageous striking and efficient keeping made De Kock one of the best opener in the year 2017.
3. Virat Kolhi. (C)
(26 matches, 1460 runs, Average 76.84, 100×6, 50×7)
The danger man kept his class throughout 2017 as well. He lead his team to the Champions Trophy Final and was unbeatable in home series throughout the year. He also recorded more runs than any other batsmen in 2017.
4. Joe Root.
(19 matches, 983 runs, 70.21 average, 100*2, 50*7)
He scored the most runs in ODIs last year and continued his classy form in 2017 as well. His performances also earned him the test captaincy.
5. Babar Azam.
(18 matches, 872 runs, Average 67.07, 100×4, 50×2)
The young Babar became Pakistan’s backbone and built solid partnerships throughout the year. He proved his potential when he scored a century against Australia in January in Australia.
(18 matches, 176 runs, Average 19.56 , 26 wickets, 4.60 economy, 26.38 average)
Young Mitch was New Zealand’s X-Factor in most of the matches. He played some quick knocks in closing overs and was effective with his left-arm bowling with an acceptable economy.
7. Ben stokes.
(15 matches, 616 runs, Average 61.60, 100×2, 50×4,14 wickets, 6.48 economy)
Ginger Ninja was England’s main man in all three formats, coming down the order, he managed to bag himself some big runs and took wickets when the team needed breakthroughs.
8. Hasan Ali.
(18 matches, 45 wickets, 5.03 economy, 17.04 average)
The highest wicket taker bowler from Pakistan in 2017 is the best choice as a seamer in the team since he was effective with new and the old ball as well.
9. Rashid Khan.
(16 matches, 43 wickets, 3.80 economy, 10.44 average)
The starlet leggie from Afghanistan has achieved a dependable and reciprocal weapon googly, and performs it professionally which is what the team requires.
10. Jasprit Bumrah.
(23 matches, 39 wickets, 5.13 economy, 26.25 average)
The unorthodox actioned bowler from India has strong control in death bowling. Probably the most economical bowler in death overs this year.
11. Trent Boult.
(16 matches, 31 wickets, 5.27 economy, 26.25 average)
Very good with the new ball and very clever in picking wickets and being a left-arm bowler gives him the advantage of variations in the team.