He also felt that the top two teams in the league stage should get an extra chance of making it to the final.
Dharmasena later regretted giving the verdict.
He admitted that there was a judgemental error.
He even clarified the reason for Rayudu's non-inclusion in the World Cup squad.
"I woke up wondering if it was just a bad dream," Williamson had said.
These five players made the most of the chances they got and a few went on to become top scorers in their respective squads.
Manjrekar picked four pacers in his World Cup XI.
Boult termed it something that will be difficult to forget even over a few years.
He also claimed that the fitness standards were compromised by the team in the World Cup.
Neesham was in the thick of the things in the super over when Gordon took his last breath.