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Cricket World Cup: Adam Gilchrist, Sachin Tendulkar and Wasim Akram make The National's greatest XI

Our selection only includes players who have at least one winner's medal - meaning the likes of AB de Villiers, Lance Klusener, and even the great Kumar Sangakkara, miss out

Australia have won the Cricket World Cup competition five times, which is more than twice as many as the next most successful - West Indies and India, who have won twice each.

So it makes sense there would be more of their players in a Greatest World Cup XI than any other side.

Our selection only includes players who have at least one winner's medal - meaning the likes of AB de Villiers, Lance Klusener, and even the great Kumar Sangakkara, miss out. It also means there is not one Englishman in the line up.

Swipe left/right on the gallery above to see who else makes the team.

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Updated: May 21, 2019 12:22 PM

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