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Charlotte Edwards named in World T20 dream team

Saturday 2nd April 2016


Kent and England captain Charlotte Edwards was named in the 2016 ICC World T20 dream team

The opener finished as the second highest run scorer in the tournament, amassing 202 runs at an average of 50.5 and a strike rate of 114.77.

Stefanie Taylor of champions West Indies topped the charts with Australia skipper Meg Lanning third and New Zealand captain Suzie Bates fourth, making up the top order.

White Ferns bowlers Leigh Kasparek and Sophie Devine were the top wicket-takers alongside West Indies star Deandra Dottin, each taking nine wickets in India.

Somerset seamer Anya Shrubsole is also in the chosen attack with Southern Stars seamer Megan Schutt making two each for England and Australia.

Women WT20 dream team:Suzie Bates (New Zealand),Charlotte Edwards (England),Meg Lanning (Australia), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies, captain), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Rachel Priest (New Zealand, wicketkeeper), Deandra Dottin (West Indies), Megan Schutt (Australia), Sune Luus (South Africa), Leigh Kasperek (New Zealand), Anya Shrubsole (England)

12th player: Anam Amin (Pakistan)

The men’s team, including 12th man, contained four players from England, two players each from India and the West Indies, and one each from Australia, Bangladesh, New Zealand and South Africa,

Men's WT20 dream team:Jason Roy (England), Quinton de Kock (South Africa, wicketkeeper), Virat Kohli (India, captain), Joe Root (England), Jos Buttler (England), Shane Watson (Australia), Andre Russell (West Indies), Mitchell Santner (New Zealand), David Willey (England), Samuel Badree (West Indies), Ashish Nehra (India)

12th man: Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)