Five Pakistani cricketers nominated for ICC ODI Team of the Decade
Five Pakistani cricketers nominated
Five Pakistani cricketers nominated, three men and two women are in the run to be selected for ICC ODI teams of the decade. The possibility for elected in both ICC men’s ODI XI of the decade and ICC women’s ODI XI of the decade.
11 players will be picked amongst the list of 16 players announced by the ICC for the Men’s ODI XI and the Women’s ODI XI for the Decade.
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The former captain and the head coach, Misbah-ul-Haq who led the Pakistan Cricket Team in the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup scored 3599 runs in 97 innings; the second-most by a Pakistani since January 2010.
Mohammad Hafeez (right-hand batsman and off-spinner) leads the list of leading runs scorers for Pakistan in the period with 5740 ODI runs to his credit in the last ten years. The player, in addition, has also claimed 101 wickets in the period.
Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, with 157 ODI wickets during the period leads the bowlers’ chart for Pakistan.
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In Women’s ODI, Javeria Khan is Pakistan’s lead batting performer with 2586 runs to her name while Sana Mir in the same period has taken 120 wickets and scored 1305 runs in Women ODIs.
To be an acceptable nominee, a player must have made international appearances in the relevant format for at least 5 (five) years during the performance period.