On Sunday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced these teams based upon the consistency and performances of players over the span of last 10 years.
ICC released the Men’s T20I and ODI teams of the decade and announced former India captain MS Dhoni as the captain in both teams.There are four players from India, two from Australia, two from West Indies and one each from Sri Lanka, South Africa, and Afghanistan in T20I side
Former South African skipper AB de Villiers and Universe Boss – Chris Gayle are also included in the line-up. Apart from current Indian captain Virat Kohli, pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Rohit Sharma are the other Indians who made it to the T20I team.
ICC’s T20I Team of the Decade consists of: Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, MS Dhoni (captain), Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, and Lasith Malinga.
The ICC’s ODI team of the decade includes star Indian batsmen Rohit and Virat. In the team, David Warner and Rohit have been picked as openers while former South Africa cricketer AB De Villiers is picked as a middle-order batsman Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan and England’s Ben Stokes are the two all-rounders in the team under the captainship of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. And the pace attack includes Australian bowler Micthell Starc, New Zealand’s Trent Boult, and Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga.
ICC’s ODI Team of the Decade includes players like Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shakib Al Hasan, MS Dhoni (captain), Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir and Lasith Malinga.
On the same day, ICC announced the Test team of the decade naming Virat Kohli the skipper. And this list includes other popular names like Alistair Cook, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, and Kumar Sangakkara. The likes of Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, James Anderson, and Ravi Ashwin cover bowling side.
Alistair Cook, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli (c), Steve Smith, Kumar Sangakkara, Ben Stokes, Ravi Ashwin, Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, James Anderson are named under ICC’s Test Team of the Decade.