Gayle, Taylor and Dottin Nominated for Player of the Decade awards

(from left) Chris Gayle, Stafanie Taylor and Deandra Dottin

Talismanic West Indies batsman Chris Gayle, as well as West Indies Women’s captain, Stafanie Taylor and her teammate, Deandra Dottin have been nominated for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards of the Decade.

The Awards of the Decade, a special edition of the ICC annual awards, will celebrate and reward top performances in the sport from 2011 to this year from both the men’s and women’s game.

The nominees for each of the categories have been determined by the Awards Nominations Committee according to on-field performances and overall achievements for at least five years during the period.

Award winners will be announced next month and will culminate in a special ICC Awards of the Decade digital show.

The three players were nominated in the following categories:

ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade – The best overall performer in men’s T20I cricket during the performance period:

  • Aaron Finch (Australia)
  • Chris Gayle (West Indies)
  • Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
  • Virat Kohli (India)
  • Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
  • Rohit Sharma (India)
  • Imran Tahir (South Africa)

ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade – The best overall performer in women’s T20I cricket during the performance period:

  • Sophie Devine (New Zealand)
  • Deandra Dottin (West Indies)
  • Alyssa Healy (Australia)
  • Meg Lanning (Australia)
  • Ellyse Perry (Australia)
  • Anya Shrubsole (England)

ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade – The best overall performer in women’s ODI cricket during the performance period:

  • Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
  • Jhulan Goswami (India)
  • Meg Lanning (Australia)
  • Ellyse Perry (Australia)
  • Mithali Raj (India)
  • Stafanie Taylor (West Indies)

Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award for ICC Female Cricketer of the Decade – The best overall performer in women’s international cricket (Tests, ODIs and T20Is) during the performance period:

  • Suzie Bates (New Zealand)
  • Meg Lanning (Australia)
  • Ellyse Perry (Australia)
  • Mithali Raj (India)
  • Sarah Taylor (England)
  • Stafanie Taylor (West Indies)

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