Virat Kohli Named As The Best Cricketer of The Last Decade
Wisden, the biblical cricketer of the decade, has been named the best cricketer of the decade on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of ODI cricket, while Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named the best cricketer of the last decade.
From 1981 to 2021, Viv Richards (1970s), Kapil Dev (1970s), Sachin Tendulkar (1990s), Muttiah Muralitharan (2000s), Virat Kohli (2010) Decade). Three of these cricketers have won the World Cup for the country in the allotted time.
All-Time Best Cricketers of The Decade Awards
Viv Richards (1980s):
Wisden has named Viv Richards as the best cricketer of the first decade of ODI cricket. He is an important member of the team that dominated the West Indies at the beginning of ODI history. He also won the World Cup for the Caribbean in 1985 and 1989.
Kapil Dev (the 1980s):
Former India captain Kapil Dev has been named the best ODI cricketer of the second decade. He brought the World Cup trophy to India for the first time in 1983 when Kapil Dev’s strike rate was the second-highest among batsmen who scored at least 1,000 runs.
Sachin Tendulkar: (the 1990s):
Sachin Tendulkar has become the best cricketer of this decade. Changing the role of the opener at the time, despite not winning the World Cup in a decade, his 72-run innings off 49 balls against New Zealand, the highest ODI century in history in a single year, has made Tendulkar the best cricketer of the decade.
Muttiah Muralitharan (the 2000s):
Wisden has selected Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan as the best cricketer of the first decade of this century. He has taken 335 wickets in the allotted time, which is the highest wicket-taking record of any bowler in a given decade.
Virat Kohli: (the 2010s):
Wisden did not have any problem in choosing Virat Kohli as the best cricketer in the last decade. During this period, Virat Kohli has scored more than 11,000 runs and scored 42 centuries; More than 70 on average. He won the World Cup in 2011 and the Champions Trophy in 2013, during which time the current Indian captain also played in five global 50-over tournaments.