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The winners of the prestigious ICC Awards of the Decade were announced on 28th December 2020. The ICC Awards of The Decade recognise the best players across Cricket over the past 10 years.
Major Awards & Awardees
- Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade: MS Dhoni (India)
- Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade: Virat Kohli (India)
- Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade: Virat Kohli (India)
- Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade: Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
- Men’s Test Cricketer of the Decade: Steve Smith (Australia)
- Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade: Ellyse Perry (Australia)
- Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade: Ellyse Perry(Australia)
- Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade: Ellyse Perry (Australia)
Indian Players in ICC Teams of Decade
- R Ashwin found a place in ICC Men’s Test Team of the Decade where Virat Kohli was chosen captain of the team.
- Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli found mention in ICC Men's ODI Team of the Decade where M.S. Dhoni was chosen wicket keeper and captain.
- Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah found place in ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Decade where MS Dhoni was chosen captain and wicket keeper.
- Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami found a place in ICC Women's ODI team of the Decade.
- Harmanpreet Kaur, Poonam Yadav found place in ICC Women's T20I Team of the Decade.
- Shashank Manohar has stepped down as International Cricket Council(ICC) chairman after his two 2 year tenure (4 years). He is the first independent chairman.
- His tenure ended on July 1, 2020. Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja will take charge as interim chairman until the next chairman is elected.
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