The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the best T20 team of this decade. Former India captain and World Cup winner MS Dhoni has been picked as the captain of ICC T20 Team of the Decade. In this team, maximum number of players (4 players) are from India. Apart from Dhoni, Indian captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Rohit Sharma and fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah are the Indian players included in T20 Team of the Decade. Apart from India, 2 players each from Australia and West Indies have been picked.
Only 3 major bowlers have secured a place in this ICC team, which is mainly filled with batsmen. The veteran Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga and India’s Jasprit Bumrah have been given the responsibility of leading the fast bowling department. Afghanistan’s superstar spinner Rashid Khan has been picked as the main spinner of the team.
The ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Decade. And what a team it is! ⭐
A whole lot of 6️⃣-hitters in that XI! pic.twitter.com/AyNDlHtV71
— ICC (@ICC) December 27, 2020
Team India’s star opener Rohit Sharma and West Indies hard-hitting batsman Chris Gayle have been picked as openers. Australian captain Aaron Finch has replaced Indian captain Virat Kohli at number three batting spot. Kohli is at number four.
Virat Kohli is accompanied by South African star batsman AB de Villiers in the middle order, while at number six is Australia’s explosive batsman Glenn Maxwell. Along with captaincy, there is also the responsibility of wicketkeeping on Dhoni’s shoulders. Apart from these, West Indies dangerous all-rounder Kieron Pollard is also an important part of this team.
ICC T20 Team of the Decade: Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle, Aaron Finch, Virat Kohli, AB De Villiers, Glenn Maxwell, MS Dhoni (captain, wk), Kieron Pollard, Rashid Khan, Jasprit Bumrah, Lasith Malinga.