The World cup XI list saw more than 34,000 votes being casted by the fans. The team includes five batsmen, two all-rounders, three bowlers and one wicket-keeper. According to Cricketcountry report, Kohli was voted alongside AB de Villiers, Hashim Amla, Steve Smith and Brendon McCullum. The all-rounders include Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan and Australia’s James Faulkner with Kumar Sangakkara chosen as the wicket-keeper ahead of MS Dhoni. Mitchell Johnson, Dale Steyn and Lasith Malinga were voted by the people as the premium pacers.
Kohli has been a standout performer for India in the One-Day cricket, with a ravenous hunger for runs and a desire to fight till the end to lead India to victory.