The ICC has named their males’s and girls’s ODI groups for 2022, Babar Azam and Harmanpreet Kaur lead the respective sides.
There’s a unfold of worldwide expertise throughout each the lads’s and girls’s groups, however India got here out with essentially the most gamers in complete with two males’s gamers and three ladies’s gamers. Australia additionally had two gamers within the males’s workforce, however had one fewer than India within the ladies’s workforce.
It’s going to come as no shock that Babar leads the lads’s facet after a stellar 2022. As captain of the Pakistan ODI workforce, he received all three sequence that the workforce performed, accumulating 679 runs at an astonishing common of 84.87 which included three centuries. He stays on the prime of the person ICC batting rankings. He’s joined on the prime of the order by Travis Head, who took over as an opener within the Australia ODI facet after Aaron Finch’s retirement. He scored 550 runs at a median of 68.75 final yr.
The workforce’s quantity three Shai Hope is likely one of the two West Indians to be named within the facet and has the second-most runs within the workforce from 2022. He made 709 runs together with three lots of final yr. Shreyas Iyer at 4 is the facet’s prime scorer with a complete of 724 runs at 55.69 within the 2022 and anchored the Indian center order all year long. The facet’s wicketkeeper Tom Latham is available in at quantity 5 and took his sport to a brand new degree in 2022, notching 4 scores of over fifty together with two lots of.
Sikandar Raza is the one Zimbabwean to make the workforce, his three centuries and 645 runs at 49.61 led Zimbabwe’s resurgence in 2022. He was additionally greater than helpful with the ball, taking eight wickets at an financial system charge of 5.03. It’s a testomony to his unbelievable yr that he’s the one participant to make each the lads’s ODI Staff of the 12 months and the lads’s T20I workforce. At seven is Bangladesh’s Mehidy Hasan Miraz who was the standout all-rounder in 2022 ODIs, taking 24 wickets in 15 matches at 28.20 whereas additionally hitting 330 runs at a median of 66.
Alzarri Joseph is the primary of the workforce’s out and out bowlers, he claimed 27 wickets in 17 video games in 2022 with a median of 25.70 and a strike-rate of 33.4. Mohammed Siraj is the second Indian participant to make the lads’s facet, taking 24 wickets in his 15 matches with an financial system solely marginally worse than Joseph’s at 4.62. Trent Boult continues to point out why he’s among the best New Zealand bowlers of all-time with one other look for the ODI Staff of the 12 months. He might have solely performed in six video games, however took 18 wickets at 12.38, with finest figures of 4-38 and an financial system of three.98. Adam Zampa completes the XI, taking 30 wickets in 2022 at a median of 17.53 in 12 matches.
ICC males’s ODI Staff of 2022: Babar Azam (c), Travis Head, Shai Hope, Shreyas Iyer, Tom Latham (wk), Sikandar Raza, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Alzarri Joseph, Mohammed Siraj, Trent Boult, Adam Zampa.
Kaur captains the ICC ladies’s ODI workforce of 2022
The 33-year-old Kaur had her finest yr in ODIs in 2022, accumulating a large 754 runs at a median of 58, scoring two lots of which included a memorable 143* towards England in September. She additionally chipped in 5 wickets together with her helpful off-breaks.
Kaur leads a facet with Alyssa Healy and Smriti Mandhana as openers. Healy’s most memorable knock of 2022 got here proper initially, within the World Cup in New Zealand. She scored 170 within the ultimate towards England, ending the event with 509 runs to assist Australia lifting the trophy. Mandana was wonderful but once more for India, scoring one century and 6 fifties throughout the yr.
Laura Wolvaardt, Nat Sciver, and Beth Mooney make-up Nos. 3, 4 and 5 with Kaur coming in at six. Sciver amassed a monster 833 ODI runs and 12 wickets throughout the calendar yr. Mooney had one other wonderful yr because the captain of the World Cup profitable Australia facet. She joins Mandana and Sophie Ecclestone as the one three ladies to make each the ODI and T20I ladies’s groups of 2022. The 22-year-old Amelia Kerr is available in at seven, together with her 676 runs and 17 wickets proving but once more that she is likely one of the finest all-rounders within the ladies’s sport.
As acknowledged, Ecclestone additionally makes the facet, having taken 22 wickets on the World Cup and 34 throughout all the calendar yr at a median of simply 19.14. Three pacers full the workforce within the types of Ayabonga Khaka, Renuka Singh and Shabnim Ismail.
ICC ladies’s ODI Staff of 2022: Alyssa Healy (wk), Smriti Mandhana, Laura Wolvaardt, Nat Sciver, Beth Mooney, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Amelia Kerr, Sophie Ecclestone, Ayabonga Khaka, Renuka Singh, Shabnim Ismail.