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No Sri Lankan in Wisden’s all-time world Test XI


Only two Asians – Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Akram — feature in Wisden’s all-time world Test XI.

Wisden World XI

1. Jack Hobbs (England, Wisden Cricketer of the Year 1909) 61 Tests, 5,410 runs at 56.94

2. W. G. Grace (England, CY 1896) 22 Tests, 1,098 runs at 32.29

3. Don Bradman (Australia, CY 1931, capt) 52 Tests, 6,996 runs at 99.94)

4. Sachin Tendulkar (India, CY 1997) 198 Tests, 15,837 runs at 53.86

5. Vivian Richards (West Indies, CY 1977) 121 Tests, 8,540 runs at 50.23

6. Garry Sobers (West Indies, CY 1964) 93 Tests, 8,032 runs at 57.78, 235 wickets at 34.03

7. Alan Knott (England, CY 1970, wkt) 95 Tests, 4,389 runs at 32.75, 250 catches, 19 stumpings

8. Wasim Akram (Pakistan, CY 1993) 104 Tests, 414 wickets at 23.62

9. Shane Warne (Australia, CY 1994) 145 Tests, 708 wickets at 25.41

10. Malcolm Marshall (West Indies, CY 1983) 81 Tests, 376 wickets at 20.94

11. Sydney Barnes (England, CY 1910) 27 Tests, 189 wickets at 16.43

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