Former English captain Michael Vaughan has picked Indian captain Virat Kohli in his best Test XI of 2016 while doing a show for BT Sports. This comes after the ICC Test team of 2016 had stirred controversy over last week after the selection panel had excluded the Indian captain from their list.
The ICC Test Team of the Year created quite a stir after they failed to include Indian Test captain Virat Kohli, who has had a stellar year reaching a career high ranking of 2 on the ICC batsmen's list this season. The other controversial picks in the team were that of English captain Alastair Cook and Australian Adam Voges.
Former English Captain Michael Vaughan picked his team, that would hypothetically play a boxing day match at the MCG, and opted for David Warner and Joe Root as his openers. They were followed by three captains Steve Smith, Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers. He did add that Kane Williamson was unlucky to miss out on the list. South African wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock was handed the gloves by the 42-year-old Englishman with Ben Stokes being picked as the all-rounder.
He picked Ashwin as his lone spinner calling the Indian a "tremendous bowler who offers a bit with the bat". He gave
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