ICC Player of the Decade Awards Postponed, New Date to come out soon

ICC Awards 2020: Virat Kohli and R Ashwin have been nominated for five different categories. the ICC has released its nominations for the Player of the Decade Awards in various categories to various cricketers for their performances over the decade and across formats.

By Mohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 19, 2020 17:50 IST
ICC Player of the Decade Awards Postponed, New Date to come out soon
Virat Kohli and Ashwin nominated for Player of the Decade Award

ICC Player of the Decade Awards:

  • ICC Player of the Decade Awards postponed
  • Indian skipper Virat Kohli and R Ashwin nominated for ICC Player of The Decade award
  • Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni along with Virat Kohli in the ODI category

The International Cricket Council(ICC) to confer 'Player of the Decade Awards' postponed, we will soon publish the updates in this regard as and when ICC declared new date. The Indian cricket team skipper Kohli nominated for five different categories. ICC has already nominated the elite players for the ICC Awards 2020 in various categories for their performances over the decade and across formats last month. For ICC Men's ODI Player of the Decade, the three Indians have been nominated among others.

Virat Kohli and R Ashwin are two Indians among seven players nominated for the prestigious Player of the Decade categories. The other four eminent names on the list are Sri Lankan veteran pacer Lasith Malinga, Australia’s left-arm Mitchell Starc, South African batting genius Mr. 360 AB de Villiers, and former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara.

As we are talking about the ‘Fab Four’ - Virat Kohli, Steve Smith, Joe Root, and Kane Williamson, all have performed consistently in men’s cricket from 2011 up till now, Ellyse Perry, Suzie Bates, and Mithali Raj have nominated in the women’s cricket.

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Take a look at the various ICC Awards for the decade and the players that have been nominated for each category as below.

ICC Men’s Player of the Decade:

Nominees: Virat Kohli (India), Joe Root (England), AB de Villiers (South Africa), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Steve Smith (Australia), Ravichandran Ashwin (India), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

ICC Men’s ODI Player of the Decade:

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

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ICC Men’s Test Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Women’s Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Women’s T20I Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Women’s Associate Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Men’s T20I Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Men’s Associate Player of the Decade:

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

ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade:

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

All categories and nominations are up on the ICC website and the winners will be decided on the number of votes received by a player in his own category and ICC Awards 2020 to be conferred on Dec 18.