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Which player is named as the captain of ICC Men’s ODI Team 2021?

On 20th January Thursday, the global cricket body announced that Pakistan captain Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the ICC Men’s ODI Team for the year 2021, on Wednesday, he was also named as the captain of the ICC T20I Team of the Year.

But once again, no Indian has been promoted in the ODI Team of the Year. Surprisingly, there were no Indians in the ICC T20I Men’s Team of the Year but in the Women’s T20I Team of the Year, Smriti Mandhana found a place.

In 2021, Ireland opener Paul Stirling, who scored 885 runs including 3 hundred, was named the opener along with South Africa’s Janneman Malan.

While Azam will bat at No. 3, Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman gets the nod for the No. 4 spot. On the other hand, on Wednesday when Rassie van der Dussen, who hit a match-winning 129 against India in Paarl gets a spot in the middle-order.

In 2021 he played only 6 matches, but still, Azam led to scoring 405 runs at an average of 67.50 with two centuries. The talismanic Pakistan skipper made essential grants in tough away tours of South Africa and England.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan gets the nod for the all-rounder place while wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim will handle the glovework.

Besides them, Sri Lanka’s Wanidu Hasaranga, who was also in the T20I Team of the Year, will be the leg-spinner. Another player from Sri Lanka Dushmantha Chameera is also a part of the tournament and Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman handles the pace-bowling department along with Ireland’s Simi Singh.

The list of ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year is Babar Azam (captain), Paul Stirling, Janneman Malan, Fakhar Zaman, Rassie van der Dussen, Shakib Al Hasan, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicketkeeper), Wanidu Hasaranga, Musafizur Rahman, Simi Singh, Dushmantha Chameera.

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