Picking an XI of Only Selfish Cricket Players

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Picking an XI of Only Selfish Cricket Players
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"There's no I in team" but this side comprised of 11 of the most selfish and self-obsessed cricketers would score a lot of runs, take a lot of wickets and drive opponents, fans, commentators and each other crazy.

Choosing an XI of selfish players is a tricky task because cricket is essentially an individual game in a team format.

A selfish batsman who wants to bat all day and score runs is crucial to any side, while a bowler who wants to bowl all day is a captain's dream.

However, sometimes in the midst of this pursuit of individual success and achievement, players' reputations can get smeared and the best interests of the overall team can get pushed aside.

I have set out to pick a workable side of 11 selfish players based on their overall careers or maybe even one memorable incident that could hypothetically compete in a Test match scenario.

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