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Two Indian cricketers nominated for 'ICC Player of the Decade' award; Details

Thursday, November 26, 2020 • Tamil Comments

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin are the only two players from India who have been nominated for the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Men's Player of the Decade award in a list of seven players across the world.

Apart from Kohli and Ashwin, Joe Root (England), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Steve Smith (Australia), AB de Villiers (South Africa), and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) are also nominated in the category. While Virat Kohli received the highest number of nominations for awards across formats, Rohit Sharma and former skipper MS Dhoni were named in two lists as well.

Following are the lists of nominations for the various other categories released by the ICC -

ICC Women's Player of the Decade

Ellyse Perry (Australia), Meg Lanning (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Mithali Raj (India), Sarah Taylor (England).

ICC Men's Test Player of the Decade

Virat Kohli (India), Joe Root (England), Steve Smith (Australia), James Anderson (England), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka), Yasir Shah (Pakistan).

ICC Men's ODI Player of the Decade

Virat Kohli (India), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Mitchell Starc (Australia), AB de Villiers (South Africa), Rohit Sharma (India), MS Dhoni (India), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka).

ICC Women's ODI Player of the Decade

Meg Lanning (Australia), Ellyse Perry (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Mithali Raj (India), Jhulan Goswami (India).

ICC Men's T20I Player of the Decade

Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Virat Kohli (India), Rohit Sharma (India), Imran Tahir (South Africa), Aaron Finch (Australia), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Chris Gayle (West Indies).

ICC Women's T20I Player of the Decade

Meg Lanning (Australia), Sophie Devine (New Zealand), Ellyse Perry (Australia), Deandra Dottin (West Indies), Alyssa Healy (Australia), Anya Shrubsole (England).

ICC Men's Associate Player of the Decade

Kyle Coetzer (Scotland), Callum Macleod (Scotland), Paras Khadka (Nepal), Richie Berrington (Scotland), Asad Vala (Papua New Guinea), Peter Borren (Netherlands).

ICC Women's Associate Player of the Decade

Nattakan Chantam (Thailand), Sornnorin Tippoch (Thailand), Chanida Sutthiruang (Thailand), Kathryn Bruce (Scotland), Sarah Bryce (Scotland), Sterre Kalis (Netherlands).

ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade

Virat Kohli (India), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Anya Shrubsole (England), Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan), Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Katherine Brunt (England), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Daniel Vettori (New Zealand), MS Dhoni (India).

The winners pertaining to each category will be decided and announced by the ICC based on the number of votes a player receives.

 

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