Virat Kohli has been selected as the captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, which also features two other Indians – Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja. The team, selected by a panel consisting of Rahul Dravid, Kumara Sangakkara, and Gary Kirsten, also features David Warner and Sunil Narine.
“It has been a case of third time lucky for Virat Kohli who has been named as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, which includes three Australians, Indians, South Africans each, and one each from England and West Indies. De Villiers has been selected for the sixth time since 2010, while Starc has been picked up for the third time in four years.
Starc and his team-mate Warner are the only two players to have been selected in both the Test and ODI sides in 2016,“ The ICC said in a statement.
ICC ODI Team of the Year 2016 (in batting order) is: 1. David Warner (Australia) 2. Quinton de Kock (South Africa) (wicketkeeper) 3. Rohit Sharma (India) 4. Virat Kohli (India) (captain) 5. AB de Villiers (South Africa) 6. Jos Buttler (England) 7. Mitchell Marsh (Australia) 8. Ravindra Jadeja (India) 9. Mitchell Starc (Australia) 10. Kagiso Rabada (South Africa) 11. Sunil Narine (West Indies) 12. Imran Tahir (South Africa)