These days the trend of predicting world XI is continuously attracting the attention of all cricket lovers. Lots of cricket players and famed news agencies are predicting different types of World XI now a days. Going a step ahead from all other news outlets, Fox Cricket has now predicted World XI line-up for 2025.
Predicting the XI, Fox Cricket has picked Indian U19 sensation duo Prithvi Shaw and Shubhman Gill for the opening slots. Both of them have already made their presence felt at the international level and are bound to go distance.
Surprisingly modern greats Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma could not make to the XI. Both have been in supreme form in last decade and so. Both are earmarked to have long and illustrious careers. Fox Cricket also captioned their post asking, “Would a 35-year-old Steve Smith still make it into a World XI in 2025?” However, Steve Smith has made the XI along with current sensation Marnus Labuschagne at no. 4 and no. 3.
Young Pakistan captain and batting prodigy Babar Azam has also made to middle order followed by Ben Stokes as the lone all-rounder in the Xi.
South-African captain Quinton de Kock will don the wicket-keeping gloves along with the finishing duties.
In the bowling department, Fox Cricket has gone with the lethal trio of Yorker king Jasprit Bumrah, South African speedster Kagiso Rabada and Australian specialist test bowler Pat Cummins. In the spin department, Afghan sensation, Rashid Khan is the only player to make it to the XI.
Here’s our prediction on who will be in the World’s Best Test XI in 2025 🙌🏏
— Fox Cricket (@FoxCricket) May 27, 2020
Here is World XI predicted by Fox Cricket for your reference:
Prithvi Shaw, Shubman Gill, Babar Azam, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Ben Stokes, Quinton de Kock (WK), Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada, Pat Cummins, Rashid Khan