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Shakib, Mushfiqur and Fizz named in ICC ODI team of the year

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 Published: 04:33 PM, 20 January 2022   Updated: 08:36 PM, 20 January 2022

Shakib, Mushfiqur and Fizz named in ICC ODI team of the year

Shakib, Mushfiqur and Fizz named in ICC ODI team of the year

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has named the 2021 ODI team of the year. ICC announced the squad on Thursday (January 20) where three cricketers from Bangladesh made the cut this time.

The highest three cricketers from Bangladesh got the place in the XI. Besides, two cricketers from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa and Ireland each features in the XI. However, no cricketer from India, Australia, West Indies, New Zealand, Afghanistan.

Ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan, wicketkeeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim and cutter master Mustafizur Rahman have been named in the ICC ODI Team of the Year from Bangladesh. Mushfiqur has been named the wicketkeeper of the team.

Pakistan's Babar Azam has been named as the captain of the team. Babar Azam's compatriot Fakhar Zaman is in the third and fourth position in the batting order. Ireland's Paul Sterling's partner in the opening with South Africa's Janeman Malan.

Rassie van der Dussen has been placed fifth and Shakib in sixth in the batting order. Wicketkeeper Mushfiqur is seventh. Apart from Mustafizur Rahman, Sri Lanka's Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chamira and Ireland's Simi Singh named as the bowlers of the team.

Earlier on Wednesday, the ICC announced the T20 team of the year. Where Mustafizur Rahman is the only Bangladeshi.

ICC ODI Team of the Year at a Glance:

Paul Stirling (Ireland), Janneman Malan (South Africa), Babar Azam (c) (Pakistan), Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan), Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa), Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh), Mushfiqur Rahim (wk) (Bangladesh), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka), Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh), Simi Singh (Ireland), Dushmantha Chameera (Sri Lanka).

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