Sourav Ganguly with VVS Laxman at the Eden gardens

Indian batting legend is known for his prowess against Australia as he is arguably the greatest nightmare for Australia in his playing days. The stylish Hyderabad batsman had piled up runs both in India as well as in Australia against the mighty Aussie bowling up with ease.

He has brought up his first century against Australia and have scored 281 in the memorable Kolkata test and have played many memorable knocks against them. The man has now come up with his best Indian XI that could take on Australia in Australia.

The team is packed with huge names and exciting talent as the players are hardly any surprise in the selection and have chosen former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly to captain the side ahead of MS Dhoni.

He has chosen Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly to open the innings for the team. The stylish and consistent Virat Kohli is given the duties of No.3 followed by former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin to play at No.4.

The awesome duo of Yuvraj Singh and MS Dhoni are selected to play at No.5 and No.6. MS Dhoni is also given the wicket keeper responsibility. Legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev is given the role of finisher who could contribute as a bowler.

He picked Anil Kumble as the sole spinner in his XI as the current Indian coach have proved himself as the best Indian spinner in overseas conditions without any doubt. The fast bowling trio consists of legendary Javagal Srinath coupled with the best Indian pace bowler in recent times Zaheer Khan and evergreen Ashish Nehra.

VVS Laxman Indian XI to play Down Under:

1. Sachin Tendulkar

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