Dream ODI XI of 2016: A Galaxy of Stars


7. Mitchell Marsh (Australia) – 642 runs, Avg: 42.80, 21 wickets, Avg: 40.28

Mitchell MarshMitchell Marsh has been a hit and miss player, till now. The Aussie all-rounder has, at times produced match defining performances while at the other has been outright poor. But his role is that of a finisher in the side, so an overall ODI average in mid-30s doesn’t seem that bad as well. This year, he performed with an improved consistency and that shows in his average of 42.80. He also took 21 wickets in 23 games and had an economy below 6.

His best performance came in the big final of the Tri-nation series at Barbados. There, he first scored a crucial 32 off 45 balls and then took key wickets of Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels and Johnson Charles to dent West Indies’ chase.