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Former Australian spinner Jason Krejza became the latest inductee in the list of players to reveal his all-time XI. In an interview with CricketCountry correspondent Abhishek Kumar, the humorous Krejza picked himself as the 12th man, in a team of legends, asking for another opportunity. Krejza represented his nation in only 2 Tests despite taking a stunning 8-wicket haul, on his Test debut, against India at Nagpur in 2008, becoming only the sixth bowler to achieve the feat. However, it also turned out to be the most expensive spell by a debutant then. (Sri Lanka’s Suraj Randiv later took over the record, conceding 222 runs against India in 2010.)

Krejza, picking himself in his team, is not the only interesting part. He, in fact, explained every selection with a one-liner. Other than him, Graeme Swann was the cricketer to pick himself in his all-time XI, as a lead spinner, but not as 12th man like Krejza. Both are equally fun-loving nonetheless.

Jason Krejza’s all-time XI -

Matthew Hayden: Brute, imposing power

Alastair Cook: Ability to occupy and score big runs

Viv Richards: Power and legendary

Sachin Tendulkar: He is the master after all

Brian Lara: One of the best players to ever grace this earth

Jacques Kallis: Best all-rounder ever

Adam Gilchrist: Can change a game consistently and flawless wicketkeeper

Shane Warne: Greatest spinner of all time

Wasim Akram: King of swing and reverse swing

Michael Holding: One of the most feared bowlers of his time

Glenn McGrath: The best quick bowler ever, but can’t bat

Jason Krejza, 12th Man: Wants another opportunity