Proteas Test and T20 skipper Faf du Plessis will be leading the World XI squad to face three-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan in Lahore next month.
Du Plessis, 33, will be joined by four compatriots in the 14-men squad that includes Hashim Amla, Morne Morkel, David Miller and Imran Tahir.
Other players which are a part of the sWorld XI squad are three Australians, two West Indians and one player each from Bangladesh, England and Sri Lanka.
The three-match T20 series gets underway on September 12, with the next two matches to be played on September 13 and 15.
Former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower was named as the coach of the World XI side.
World XI squad: Faf du Plessis (capt), Hashim Amla, Samuel Badree, George Bailey, Paul Collingwood, Ben Cutting, Grant Elliott, Tamim Iqbal, David Miller, Morne Morkel, Tim Paine, Thisara Perera, Imran Tahir, Darren Sammy.