Pakistan’s Babar Azam Named Captain of ICC Men’s T20I Team of the Year
- Pakistani skipper Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021.
- The ICC Team of the Year recognises 11 best players in men’s cricket who have impressed one and all with their performances in a calendar year, either with the bat, ball or their all-round performance.
- No Indian male player has found place in the team of 11.
- However in ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021, Smriti Mandhana is the only Indian women player named in the 11 member team. Smriti has made in the list for third time in the T20I team of the year after 2018 (opener) and 2019 (number three).
- England’s Nat Sciver has been made the captain of ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021.
ICC Men’s T20I team of the year for 2021
- Jos Buttler (England)
- Mohammad Rizwan (wicketkeeper) (Pakistan)
- Babar Azam (captain) (Pakistan)
- Aiden Markram (South Africa)
- Mitchell Marsh (Australia)
- David Miller (South Africa)
- Tabraiz Shamsi (South Africa)
- Josh Hazlewood (Australia)
- Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)
- Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)
- Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan)
ICC Women’s T20I Team of the Year for 2021
- Smriti Mandhana (India)
- Tammy Beaumont (England)
- Danni Wyatt (England)
- Gaby Lewis (Ireland)
- Nat Sciver (captain) (England)
- Amy Jones (wicketkeeper) (England)
- Laura Wolvaardt (South Africa)
- Marizanne Kapp (South Africa)
- Sophie Ecclestone (England)
- Loryn Phiri (Zimbabwe)
- Shabnim Ismail (South Africa)