27 Dec 2020: ICC announces T20I and ODI Teams of the Decade
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the men's and women's ODI and T20I teams of the decade.
Former India captain MS Dhoni has been named the captain of both the men's ODI and T20I Team of the Decade which also features the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
Here we present the complete details.
Batting: T20Is: A star-studded batting force
The batting of the T20I side boasts of all the stalwarts of the game.
The top-two run-scorers in T20Is, Rohit and Kohli lead the batting show.
Universe Boss Chris Gayle makes his presence felt.
Meanwhile, AB de Villiers, who was a consistent force for SA has got the nod.
Australian skipper and the side's leading scorer, Aaron Finch, has been included as well.
Bowling: T20Is: Malinga, Rashid lead the bowling attack
Malinga, the highest wicket-taker in T20Is is the leader of the bowling attack.
The Sri Lankan ace is joined by his Mumbai Indians team-mate Jasprit Bumrah, who has impressed largely of late.
Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan leads the spin attack.
Rashid has claimed a plethora of wickets everywhere he has bowled.
Maxwell and West Indian skipper Pollard are the two all-rounders.
Fact: Here's the ICC Men's T20I Team of the Decade
A look at ICC Men's T20I Team of the Decade: Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, MS Dhoni (c), Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, and Lasith Malinga.
Fact: A look at ICC Men's ODI Team of the Decade
ICC Men's ODI Team of the Decade: Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni (c and wk), Ben Stokes, Shakib Al Hasan, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir, Lasith Malinga.
ODI batting: Rohit and Kohli lead a dominating batting unit in ODIs
A scorer of three ODI double hundreds, Rohit is a natural selection in the 50-over Team of the Decade.
The 2019 World Cup hero gets company from Australian southpaw David Warner, who has taken the game to a new level.
Kohli, who has been the most successful in ODIs, champions the batting unit.
ABD makes the cut alongside MSD, who is the captain.
Fact: ICC Men's T20I Team of the Decade
Fact: ICC Men's ODI Team of the Decade
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ICC launches Men's Cricket World Cup Super League
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