Recap 2015: Retired Test XI of the year: The year 2015 saw the swansongs of many legends, whether be in specific format or all forms of the game. Some even called it a day after the major event, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. These stalwarts of the game will be extremely missed by the fans and spectators worldwide and few teams having a hard time in finding the ones who could fill their shoes, Sri Lanka being the notable mention.
Here goes the list of Best XI of retired cricketers in the year 2015. These cricketers, who hung up their boots lately, can give any team a run for their money if they were to come together as one unit!
The likes of Shahid Afridi, Jonathan Trott, Misbah-ul-Haq, Kyle Mills also retired this year, but unfortunately could not make it to this list.
Openers (Virender Sehwag and Chris Rogers)
Virender Sehwag’s destructive ability right from the start of the innings makes him the batsman any captain would like to have. Announced retirement in October 2015 and being felicitated in Delhi during IND-SA series.
Chris Rogers was a steady opener for the Aussies who made it to international arena in early 30s and stunned the world with his consistency. Breaking all sorts of record in his later part of career i.e. late 30s, called it a day amidst in superb form and played his last in Ashes 2015 at the Oval.