Pakistanis angered by the absence of national players in ICC teams of the decade
International Cricket Council (ICC) ignored all Pakistani players as it did not include any player in any format while announcing ICC teams of the decade on Sunday. The decision shocked Pakistanis who responded with criticism on social media.
The ICC has selected individuals representing different cricketing nations on the basis of their performances to honor them with their inclusion in ‘ICC Team of the Decade’ for all three formats (ODI, Tests and T20I). What came as a disappointment for Pakistani cricket fans, was that no national player had been selected by the ICC.
Here are some Pakistanis reacting to ICC’s ”partiality” on Twitter
In a country-wise contributions to ICC’s TOTD, India got its nine players featured followed by six Australians, five English, four South Africans, three Sri Lankas, and two players from West Indies and New Zealand each while one player from Bangladesh and Afghanistan each.