Several big names will be selected for the World XI historic cricket match which will be in Pakistan this year. There will be seven countries cricket team players who will be selected for the squad. Paul Collingwood will be joining the World XI team. The former England cricket team coach (Andy Flower) will be the head coach for the World XI for the match.
There are three T20 matches that will be played in Lahore by the World XI. There are five South Africa players that will be travelling to Pakistan this year (Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla, David Miller, Morne Morkel and Imran Tahir) to play for the World XI team. Du Plessis will lead the World XI team as skipper for all three T20 matches.
|Faf du Plessis (C)||Batsman||South Africa|
|Hashim Amla||Batsman||South Africa|
|Grant Elliott||All-rounder||New Zeland|
|David Miller||All-rounder||South Africa|
|Thisara Perera||Batsman||Sri Lanka|
|Darren Sammy||All-rounder||West Indies|
|Samuel Badree||Batsman||West Indies|
|Morne Morkel||Bowler||South Africa|
|Imran Tahor||Bowler||South Africa|
|Andy Flower||Head Coach||Zimbabwe|
There is no player from India that will be part of the World XI, there are rumors going on there will be some Indian players that will join the World XI to play the matches in Pakistan. Tamim Iqbal who is considered as the best batsman of Bangladesh will be playing for the World XI. George Bailey, Ben Cutting and Tim Paine are three Australian players that are agreed to travel to Pakistan and play the T20 series.
Its all good for Pakistan, there will be huge crowed expecting who will warm welcoming these players to their country after a long period of time. Andy Flower will be coaching the team for the T20 series. Each of the World XI squad player get per match fees. According to rumors some of the cricketers offered more then ($100,000) for the series in Pakistan.