ICC Awards 2020: MS Dhoni named as Captain of ODI Team of the Decade, Kohli & Rohit also included

ICC Awards 2020: Team India skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah, and Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated among other categories for the ICC Awards 2020. MS Dhoni nominated as Captain in ODI format as well.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 27, 2020 17:41 IST
ICC Awards 2020: MS Dhoni named as Captain of ODI Team of the Decade, Kohli & Rohit also included
MS Dhoni also named as Captain in ODI Team of the Decade

ICC Awards 2020: India's 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup-winning captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been named as the Captain of the ICC Men's ODI Team of the Decade. MS Dhoni was earlier also named the skipper of the ICC T20Is Team of the Decade. While current Indian skipper Virat Kohli named as ICC Test Team of the Decade. 'Hitman' Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are two other Indian players to make it to the ICC's XI team.

Team India skipper Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jaspreet Bumrah, and Ravichandran Ashwin have been nominated among other categories for the ICC Awards 2020. 

Australian cricket team star batsman David Warner and pacemen Mitchell Starc are the two Aussie players in the list of the ODI team. The only other country to have more than one player on the list is South Africa. 'Mr. 360 degree' AB de Villiers and spinner Imran Tahir have made it to the list from the Proteas.

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The only England player to make it to the ICC's XI team is Ben Stokes, who played a heroic role during the 2019 World Cup which led England to lift its maiden ICC trophy. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al-Hasan, who has been rewarded for his all-round performances as he has led the all-rounder list for most of the decade.

The experienced Kiwi pacer Trent Boult is the only New Zealand player to make it to the ICC's team along with veteran Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga being the final member of the playing XI.

ICC Men’s ODI team of the decade: 

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