Best Australian ODI XI of All Time: A Galaxy of Champions: If there’s one team which has been out and out dominant in 50-overs format, it has to be the Men in Yellow – Australia. The level of their ascendency in One-day format can be understood from the fact that Kangaroos are five-time World Cup champions. While no other team has managed to put their hands on the Cup more than twice.
Australia has produced world-class players who have graced the game with their superior skills and flamboyance. Be it aggressive batsmen, fiery bowlers, quality all-rounders or athletic fielders, the Baggy Green have given the world plethora of top-notch ODI performers.
Today, we present to you the Best Australian ODI XI of All Time: A Galaxy of Champions
1. Adam Gilchrist (WK)
The world never knew what powerful role a Wicket-keeper can play in front of the stumps until Adam Craig Gilchrist burst to the scene. Glichrist was pure destruction, at his best and when he got going, bowlers couldn’t find a place to hide.
The Aussie wicket-keeper was an integral part of Australia’s golden ODI generation. The dashing southpaw was a big-match player. Glichrist notched up scores of 54, 57 and 149 runs in finals of three World Cups, he was part of. Overall, in 286 ODIs, Gilchrist blasted 9,595 runs at almost 36 with a strike-rate of 97.