New Delhi: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has chosen his best 11 players for the recently concluded World Cup 2019, not named former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Tendulkar has handed over the command of his team to Ken Williamson of New Zealand. Tendulkar's team includes five Indian players Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja and Jaspreet Bumrah, but it does not includes wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Rohit Sharma and England opener Jonny Bairstow will be the two opener batsmen, while Williamson will bat third. Indian captain Kohli has been placed fourth and followed by Shakib Al-Hassan, Ben Stokes, Pandya and Jadeja. Tendulkar has included Mitchell Starc, Jofra Archer and Bumrah as three fast bowlers. Earlier, the ICC had also announced its 11-team World Cup squad, which had only replaced Rohit and Bumrah.
Tendulkar's team: Rohit Sharma, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Kane Williamson (captain), Virat Kohli, Shakib Al-Hassan, Hardik Pandya, Ben Stokes, Ravindra Jadeja, Mitchell Stark, Jofra Archer and Jasprit Bumrah.