All You Need To Know About The Nominees And Categories Of ICC Awards Of The Decade

All You Need To Know About The Nominees And Categories Of ICC Awards Of The Decade

ICC announces nominations for 'Awards of the Decade'

The nominations for the ICC ‘Awards of the Decade’ are out and given the way Indian superstar Virat Kohli dominated the entirety of 2010s, it does not come as a surprise that the legendary batsman has found himself in almost very top-category.

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Virat Kohli (Credits: Twitter)

Kohli, who was the only batsman to rake up more than 20000 international runs across all three formats, has featured in the topmost category- ‘Player of the Decade’- and also in the Test, ODI, and T2oI categories for the same. Apart from the ‘Fab-4’, Proteas legend AB de Villiers, Indian ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, and former Sri Lankan captain, Kumar Sangakkara, have also been nominated for the coveted ‘Player of the Decade’ Award.

ICC, Ellyse Perry
Ellyse Perry. Credit: Getty Images

Apart from Virat, the other members of ‘Fab-4’ also find themselves featured in several categories while Women cricket stalwarts, Ellyse Perry, Mithal Raj, Suzie Bates, headlines the charts in the aforementioned categories.

Here’s a look at the nominee list in various categories of apex cricketing body’s Awards of the Decade:

ICC Men’s Player of the Decade

Nominees:

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

ICC Women’s Player Of The Decade

Nominees:

Ellyse Perry [Australia], Mithali Raj [India], Suzie Bates [New Zealand], Stafanie Taylor [West Indies], Meg Lanning [Australia], Sarah Taylor [England]

ICC Men’s Test Player of the Decade

Nominees:

Virat Kohli [India], Steve Smith [Australia], James Anderson [England], Rangana Herath [Sri Lanka], Kane Willaimson [New Zealand], Yasir Shah [Pakistan], Joe Root

ICC Men’s ODI Player of the Decade

Nominees:

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

ICC Women’s ODI Player of the Decade

Nominees: 

Ellyse Perry [Australia], Jhulan Goswami [India], Meg Lanning [Australia], Stafanie Taylor [West Indies], Suzie Bates [New Zealand], Mithali Raj [India]

ICC Men’s T20I Player of the Decade

Nominees: 

Chris Gayle [West Indies], Rohit Sharma [India], Lasith Malinga [Sri Lanka], Rashid Khan [Afganistan], Imran Tahir [South Africa], Virat Kohli [India], Aaron Finch [Australia]

ICC Women’s T20I Player of the Decade

Nominees: 

Alyssa Healy [Australia], Sophie Devine [New Zealand], Ellsye Perry [Australia], Anya Shrubsole [England], Deandre Dottin [West Indies], Meg Lanning [Australia]

ICC Men’s Associate Player of the Decade

Nominees: 

Calum McLeod [Scotland], Paras Khadka [Scotland], Richie Berrington [Scotland], Asad Vala [PNG], Peter Borren [Netherlands], Kyle Coetzer [Scotland]

ICC Women’s Associate Player of the Decade

Nominees: 

Nattakan Chantam [Thailand], Kathryn Bruce [Scotland], Sterre Kalis [Netherlands], Chanida Sutthiruang [Thailand], Sornnorin Tippoch [Thailand], Sarah Bryce [Scotland]

ICC Spirt of Cricket Award of the Decade

Nominees: 

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

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