Smith, Pollock to captain World XI teams August 23, 2005 - 2:44PM South Africans Graeme Smith and Shaun Pollock will captain the two World XI cricket teams in October's Super Series against Australia. The 13-man Test squad and the 14-man one-day squad were named in Melbourne. Pollock will lead the one-day side in three matches at Melbourne's Telstra Dome on October 5, 7 and 9, while Smith will lead the Test team in a six-day Test at the SCG from October 14. The two sides will form formidable opposition for Australia, with stars such as West Indian batsman Brian Lara and Sri Lankan spinning genius Muttiah Muralitharan in the two sides. English allrounder Andrew Flintoff, currently starring in the Ashes, was also named in the two teams. Teammate Kevin Pietersen made the one-day team and English paceman Steve Harmison will form part of the Test attack. Altogether, nine players were selected in both the Test and one-day teams. Australia will name its teams after the Ashes series. World XI Test squad: Shoaib Akhtar (Pak), Mark Boucher (RSA), Rahul Dravid (Ind), Andrew Flintoff (Eng), Steve Harmison (Eng), Brian Lara (WI), Jacques Kallis (RSA), Muttiah Muralitharan (SL), Shaun Pollock (RSA), Virender Sehwag (Ind) Graeme Smith (RSA, capt), Sachin Tendulkar (Ind), Daniel Vettori (Nzl). World XI one-day squad: Shahid Afridi (Pak), Shoaib Akhtar (Pak), Herschelle Gibbs (RSA), Andrew Flintoff (Eng), Jacques Kallis (RSA), Brian Lara (WI), Muttiah Muralitharan (SL), Makhaya Ntini (RSA), Kevin Pietersen (Eng), Shaun Pollock (RSA, capt), Kumar Sangakkara (SL), Virender Sehwag (Ind), Sachin Tendulkar (Ind), Daniel Vettori (Nzl).