Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the nominations for the ICC awards of the last decade and it has triggered some controversy relating to the preferential therapy of Indian gamers and to some extent gamers of different nationalities whereas snubbing deserving candidates from Pakistan.
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Plenty of gamers from Pakistan have been ignored regardless of distinctive performances all through the last decade. Gamers resembling Mohammad Hafeez, Saeed Ajmal, Shoaib Malik, and Babar Azam had a robust case to be nominated in quite a few classes however have been neglected.
Saeed Ajmal had a stellar decade regardless of his early retirement and unlawful bowling motion incidents. He recorded 160 wickets in Checks, 157 wickets in ODIs, and 66 wickets in T20Is this decade. India’s Ravichandran Ashwin, who was nominated in one of many classes, picked up 362 wickets in Checks, 150 wickets in ODIs, and 52 wickets in T20Is. Regardless of having a greater report than Ashwin in two codecs, Ajmal was not nominated for ICC Males’s Participant of the Decade.
Equally, Mohammad Hafeez was neglected from each the ICC Males’s Participant of the Decade and ICC Males’s T20I Participant of the Decade nominations. Hafeez scored 2,975 runs and took 49 wickets in Checks, 5,740 runs and 101 wickets in ODIs, and 1,726 runs and 47 wickets in T20Is.
Compared, Steve Smith and Joe Root have been glorious in Checks and ODIs solely, each recording lower than 900 runs in T20Is.
Sangakkara was additionally nominated for ICC Males’s Participant of the Decade regardless of solely performing in two codecs and retired in 2015.
Babar Azam, however, is simply 433 runs wanting reaching the ten highest run-scorers in T20Is, regardless of solely enjoying 44 matches. He additionally has the very best common on the planet however he was additionally neglected.
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Chris Gayle was ranked out of the highest 40 within the highest run-scorers on this decade however was nominated within the class. His fellow teammate, Marlon Samuels, who performed two match-winning knocks for West Indies main them to 2 World T20 titles, was neglected as properly.
Tim Southee of New Zealand, who took 255 wickets in Checks, 156 wickets in ODIs, and 64 wickets in T20Is, ending within the high 10 wicket-takers in every format, was additionally neglected by ICC.
These gamers can discover themselves arduous completed by regardless of performing higher than lots of the gamers nominated for the awards.