ICC Awards 2020: The full list of Indian players nominated and their categories

Virat Kohli and Ravichandran Ashwin are only two Indians to be listed in the decade of the award nomination.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is to commence their award winning function for the players to motivate and to embrace their efforts in the filed. The winners of the ICC Awards are typically chosen by a panel of former players, elite umpires and match referees and veteran media personalities.

As the year 2020 has come to an end of the past decade and  start a new year, all the ICC awards are focused on the entire decade.

Here’s The List of Players of The Decade Award Nominations:

Two Indian players have been nominated for the Men’s player of the decade award which includes names like Virat Kohli and Test off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin.

The other players to have been nominated are: 

  • Joe Root (England)
  • Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
  • Steve Smith (Australia)
  • AB de Villiers (South Africa)
  • Kane Williamson (New Zealand)

There has been only one Indian woman player to have been nominated for the Women’s Player of the Decade award (Mithali Raj).

Ther other nominations are:

  • Ellyse Perry (Australia)
  • Meg Lanning (Australia)
  • Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
  • Stafans Tylor (West Indies)
  • Sarah Tylor (England)

Test Decade of The Player Nomination:

Indian captain Virat Kohli has his name on this nomination list as well, and is the only Indian on it.

Other nominations are:

  • James Anderson (England)
  • Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka)
  • Joe Root (England)
  • Yasir Shah (Pakistan)
  • Steve Smith (Australia)
  • Kane Williamson (New Zealand)

ODI Player of the Decade Nominations:

3 Indians who have been extremely consistent throughout the decade have been nominated for this award. They are namely former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, current skipper Virat Kohli and limited overs vice-captain Rohit Sharma

The other nominations include:

  • Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
  • Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
  • Mitchell Stark (Austraila)
  • AB De Villiers (South Africa)

2 Indian female players have also been nominated for the award – former captain Mithali Raj and pacer Jhulan Goswami.

The other nominations are:

  • Meg Lanning (Australia)
  • Ellyse Perry (Australia)
  • Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
  • Stafanie Taylor (West Indies)

T20 Player of The Decade Nominations: 

Indian captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma yet again nominated themselves for this award as well.

The other players to have been nominated are:

  • Aaron Finch(Australia)
  • Chris Gayle (West Indies)
  • Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
  • Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
  • Imran Tahir (South Africa)

ICC Spirit of the Cricket Award of the Decade: 

Former captain MS Dhoni and current Indian captain Virat Kohli are the only players to be named on this list.

The other nominations include:

  • Kane Williamson (New Zealand)
  • Anya Shrubsole (England)
  • Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
  • Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)
  • Katherine Brunt (England)
  • Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)
  • Daniel Vettori (New Zealand)
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