ICC Awards Of The Decade Nominees, Categories, Voting Process And Everything You Must Know

ICC Awards Of The Decade 2022: International Council Of Cricket(ICC) was set up in 1909 and it is the international governing body of any cricket action around the world. ICC in 2004 started hosting annual awards show to facilitate the best players of the game for that year. However, for the very first time, this year ICC will be facilitating the Best players of the decade.

The awards have been categorized into 10 subcategories and The voting process opened at 2:30 pm IST on 25th November and will close at 12 am on 17th December.

Those shortlisted by an Awards Nominations Committee are based on their performances during the period 1st January 2011 to 7th October 2022. Hence the list of categories for the nominees has been announced is as follows.

ICC Awards Of The Decade Categories

NoAwardDescription
1Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the DecadeThe best overall performer in men’s international cricket (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is) in the past decade
2ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the DecadeBest overall performer in men’s Test Cricket
3ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the DecadeBest overall performer in men’s ODI Cricket
4ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the DecadeBest overall performer in men’s T20 Cricket
5ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the DecadeBest Men player in the countries where cricket is getting established
6Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the DecadeThe best overall performer in women’s international cricket (Tests, ODIs, and T20Is) in the past decade
7ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the DecadeBest overall performer in women’s ODI Cricket
8ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the DecadeBest overall performer in women’s T20 Cricket
9ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the DecadeBest Women player in the countries where cricket is getting established
10ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the DecadeAn action, moment, gesture, or decision on the field which best reflects the Spirit of Cricket
ICC Awards Of The Decade

ICC Awards Of The Decade Nominees

The nominees for each above category is as follows.

1. Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Ravichandran AshwinIndia
Virat KohliIndia
Joe RootEngland
Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka
Steve SmithAustralia
AB De VillersSouth Africa
Kane WilliamsonNew Zealand

2. ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
James AndersonEngland
Virat KohliIndia
Joe RootEngland
Rangana HerathSri Lanka
Steve SmithAustralia
Yasir ShahPakistan
Kane WilliamsonNew Zealand

3. ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
MS DhoniIndia
Virat KohliIndia
Kumar SangakkaraSri Lanka
Lasith MalingaSri Lanka
Mitchell StarcAustralia
AB De VillersSouth Africa
Rohit SharmaIndia

4. ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Chris GayleWest Indies
Virat KohliIndia
Rashid KhanAfghanistan
Lasith MalingaSri Lanka
Aaron FinchAustralia
Imran TahirSouth Africa
Rohit SharmaIndia

5. ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Decade

Player Country
Richie BerringtonScotland
Peter BorrenNetherland
Kyle Coetzer Scotland
Paras Khadka Nepal
Calum MacleodScotland
Assad ValaPapua New Guinea

6. Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Suzie BatesNew Zealand
Meg LanningAustralia
Ellyse Perry Australia
Mithali RajIndia
Sarah TaylorEngland
Stafanie TaylorWest Indies

7. ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Suzie BatesNew Zealand
Meg LanningAustralia
Ellyse Perry Australia
Mithali RajIndia
Jhulan GoswamiIndia
Stafanie TaylorWest Indies

8. ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Sophie DevineNew Zealand
Meg LanningAustralia
Ellyse Perry Australia
Alyssa HealyAustralia
Anya ShruIndia
Deandra DottinWest Indies

9. ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Decade

PlayerCountry
Kathryn Bryce Scotland
Sarah BryceScotland
Natthakan ChanthamThailand
Sterre KalisNetherlands
Chanida SutthiruangThailand
Sornnarin TippochThailand

10. ICC Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade

PlayerCountry
MS Dhoni India
Daniel VettoriNew Zealand
Mahela JayawardenaSri Lanka
Virat KohliIndia
Kahterine BruntEngland
Brendon MccullumNew Zealand
Misbah Ul- HaqPakistan
Anya Shrubsole England
Kane WilliamsonNew Zealand

Voting Process for the ICC Awards Of The Decade

The nominations for the players are done by ICC Committee members, prominent journalist,s and broadcasters from around the world. Now when it comes to voting both the members and fans are allowed to vote. But how do both of them vote?

ICC Comittiee memebers, prominet journalist and broadcasters Casting Their Vote – (90%)

The ICC Committee members, prominent journalist, and broadcasters will cast their votes in terms of outlining their first, second, and third choice.

  • 1st Choice – 3 points
  • 2nd Choice – 2 points
  • 3rd Choice – 1 point

The members voting will weigh 90% share of the vote.

Fans Casting Their Vote

For fans to cast their vote they need to go to the ICC website and there they must click on Vote. While a pop-up message will appear asking for First Name, Last name, and E-mail address. Upon doing so, your vote would be submitted.

Fans will weigh just 10% share of the vote.

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