Team India has unbeaten at home from last 11 test series. No team can beat India at home easily. The Indian cricket team is doing well in India in all departments. Virat Kohli is leading the team in the right manner. After becoming the captain, Virat Kohli has improved his performance as a player and his average is 60+ in test after becoming the captain. In the ongoing India versus South Africa test series, India have found the perfect opening partner in Rohit Sharma and Mayank Agarwal. Now cricket fraternity starts to pick the world XI that can challenge India at home.
In that order, Former Indian player VVS Laxman and former South African Player Graeme Smith pick their combined world XI that can challenge India at home. In the opening, they Choose South African player Dean Elgar and Bangladesh player Tamim Iqbal. Dean Elgar is the highest run-getter for South Africa in the ongoing test series against India where Tamim Iqbal is the subcontinent player who plays spin well.
Laxman and Smith pick Kane Williamson and Steve Smith from fab four. After returning from the ban, Steve Smith becomes the number one test batsman. He was the highest run-scorer in the Ashes 2019. Smith was dominating England in the Ashes 2019 while Kane Williamson is the good player of Spin.
In the middle order, VVS and Smith select Pakistani player Babar Azam, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and English fast-bowling all-rounder Ben Stokes. Quinton De Kock is the wick-keeper in their XI. Nathan Lyon is their front line spinner while Pat Cummins and Jofra Archer is their fast bowling option.
Here is the World XI that can challenge India at home:-
Dean Elgar, Tamim Iqbal, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Babar Azam, Shakib Al Hasan, Ben Stokes, Quinton de Kock (wk), Pat Cummins, Jofra Archer, Nathan Lyon.