MELBOURNE – legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne, in a stay Instagram session, Thursday named the greatest Pakistan XI he played throughout his wonderful profession and collected tempo wizard Wasim Akram as skipper.

The 50-year-antique named elegant Saeed Anwar to open the innings alongside temperamental Aamir Sohail because the southpaw duo shared some fine partnerships of their heydays.

The middle order is ruled with the aid of the run machines Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Younis Khan observed via the chirpy wicketkeeper, Moin Khan in Warne’s Pakistan XI.

The bowling unit is headed with the aid of Wasim Akram, who also captained Pakistan to the 1999 ICC world Cup very last. Addition of Waqar Younis completes the duo of two W’s inside the group. Shoaib Akhtar, the arena’s quickest bowler, is the third pacer.

Off spinner Saqlain Mushtaq, the inventor of doosra, and Mushtaq Ahmed, the grasp of googly, are the two spinners in Warne’s group.

Shane Warne stated, “Akram was one of the first-rate bowler that I noticed, his ability with the ball turned into different.”

Warne’s exceptional Pakistan XI: Saeed Anwar, Aamir Sohail, Mohammad Yousuf, Inzamam-ul-Haq, Younis Khan, Moin Khan (wk), Wasim Akram (c), Saqlain Mushtaq, Mushtaq Ahmed, Shoaib Akhtar and Waqar Younis.