The ICC’s Awards of the Decade: Complete List
The winners of the prestigious ICC Awards of the Decade including the Rachel Heyhoe-Flint for Best Female Player and Sir Garfield Sobers for Best Male Player, were announced simultaneously across all ICC Digital channels, as well as the Star Sports Network, on Monday, December 28.
- Virat Kohli wins the Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade
- Ellyse Perry wins the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade
- Steve Smith is ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Decade
- Virat Kohli is ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade
- Ellyse Perry is ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade
- Rashid Khan is ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade
- Ellyse Perry is ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade
- Kyle Coetzer is ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Decade
- Kathryn Bryce is ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Decade
- MS Dhoni wins ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade
Following are the ICC’s Team of the Decade in each category:
ICC Men’s Test Team of the Decade: Alastair Cook, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Virat Kohli (C), Steve Smith, Kumar Sangakkara (wk), Ben Stokes, Ravichandran Ashwin, Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, James Anderson
ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Decade: Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shakib al Hasan, MS Dhoni (wk & C), Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir, Lasith Malinga
ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Decade: Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, MS Dhoni (wk & C), Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga
ICC Women’s ODI Team of the Decade: Alyssa Healy, Suzie Bates, Mithali Raj, Meg Lanning (C), Stefanie Taylor, Sarah Taylor (wk), Elysse Perry, Dan Van Neikerk, Marizanne Kapp, Jhulan Goswami, Anisa Mohammad
ICC Women’s T20 Team of the Decade: Alyssa Healy (wk), Sophie Devine, Suzie Bates, Meg Lanning (C), Harmanpreet Kaur, Stefanie Taylor, Deandra Dottin, Elysse Perry, Anya Shrubsole, Megan Schutt, Poonam Yadav
The nominees for each of the categories had been determined by the Awards Nominations Committee according to on-field performances and overall achievements for at least five years during the period.
The list includes journalists, statisticians, analysts and former cricketers, and broadcasters from all across the globe such as: Alan Wilkins, Alison Mitchell, Athar Ali Khan, Azad Majumder, Benedict Bermange, Dan Brettig, Danny Morrison, Daren Ganga, Emal Pasarly, Ian Bishop, Ian Callender, Ian Smith, Isobel Joyce, Julian Guyer, Lawrence Booth, Lesley Murdoch, Lisa Sthalekar, Mark Geenty, Mehluli Sibanda, Mohammad Isam, Natalie Germanos, Neeru Bhatia, Neil Manthorp, Paul Radley, Peter Della Penna, Peter Lalor, Ramiz Raja, Rex Clementine, Rizwan Ali, Russel Arnold, Saadi Thawfeeq, Sambit Bal, Shahid Hashmi, Sharda Ugra, Shaun Pollock, Stephon Nicholas, Tim Cutler and VVS Laxman.