ICC nominated Kohli, Ashwin as Men's Player of the Decade
ICC nominated Kohli, Ashwin as Men’s Player of the Decade
Source-PTI

Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin were nominated for the prestigious ICC Men of Player of the decade Award alongside the Indian captain in all five men’s categories for their incredible careers in the past 10 years on Tuesday.

Kohli and veteran Ashwin are two of the seven players nominated for the most prestigious award.

Apart from the Indian couple, Joe Root (England), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Steve Smith (Australia), AB de Villiers (South Africa) and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) are the other contenders in this category.

In the ODI men’s Decade category, former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and runner Rohit Sharma also participated alongside Kohli, Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Mitchell Starc (Australia), de Villiers and Sangakkara.

Kohli and Rohit also participated in the Decade category, T20I male player, which also included Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Imran Tahir (South Africa), Aaron Finch (Australia), Malinga and Chris Gayle (West Indies).

Kohli has been named the Male Test Player of the Decade and ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade.

In addition to Kohli, Dhoni also earned a spot in the ICC Spirit of Cricket in the Decade Award category.

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Kohli, who averaged over 50 across all formats, has already marked 70 international centuries and is only behind Ricky Ponting (71) and Sachin Tendulkar (100).

He ranks third on the list of all-time top race scorers behind Ponting (27,483) and Tendulkar (34,357) with 21,444 runs.

Over the past decade, Kohli has scored more than 7,000 races in Test, while in shorter formats the Indian captain has racked up more than 11,000 races in ODI and more than 2,600 races in T20.

The final winners will be decided based on the number of votes a player receives.

List of nominations for Player of the decade:

Men’s player of the decade: Virat Kohli (India) Ravichandran Ashwin (India), Joe Root (England), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Steve Smith (Australia), AB de Villiers (South Africa), and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka).

Women’s ODI Player of the Decade: Meg Lanning (Australia), Ellyse Perry (Australia), Mithali Raj (India), Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies) and Jhulan Goswami (India).

Women’s Player of the Decade: Ellyse Perry (Australia), Meg Lanning (Australia), Suzie Bates (New Zealand), Stafanie Taylor (West Indies), Mithali Raj (India), Sarah Taylor (England).

Men’s ODI Player of the Decade: Virat Kohli (India), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Mitchell Starc (Australia), AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma (India), MS Dhoni (India), and Kumara Sangakkara (Sri Lanka).

Men’s Test Player of the Decade: Virat Kohli (India), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Smith, James Anderson (England), Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka), and Yasir Shah (Pakistan).

Men’s T20I Player of the Decade: Rashid Khan (Afghanistan), Virat Kohli (India), Imran Tahir (South Africa), Aaron Finch (Australia), Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka), Chris Gayle (West Indies), and Rohit Sharma (India).

ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade: Virat Kohli (India), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan), MS Dhoni (India), Anya Shrubsole (England), Katherine Brunt (England), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), and Daniel Vettori (New Zealand).

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