Mohammad Hafeez Only Pakistani to Feature in ICC Team

Pakistan’s skipper and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez is the only Pakistani to feature in ICC ODI Team of the Year 2014 announced by the International Cricket Council on Wednesday. No Pakistani was featured in the ICC Test Team of the Year 2014.

Mohammad Hafeez
Mohammad Hafeez Only Pakistani to Feature in ICC Team

In a statement, the ICC said its Test and ODI Teams of the Year were chosen by a specially appointed selection panel chaired by the ICC’s Cricket Committee chairman and former India captain Anil Kumble. The announcement was made by Kumble at a media conference at the ICC Headquarters in Dubai, where ICC Chief Executive David Richardson also announced the short-lists for the ICC Awards 2014.

This year’s winners will be announced via a media release on 14 November, while a special TV show, which will recap the last year in world cricket and also include interviews with many nominees and winners, will be broadcast on 15 November, the statement said.

The teams announced by ICC are:

ICC Test Team of the Year 2014 (in batting order):

 David Warner (Aus)
Kane Williamson (NZ)
Kumar Sangakkara (SL)
AB de Villiers (SA)
Joe Root (Eng)
Angelo Mathews (SL) (captain)
Mitchell Johnson (Aus)
Stuart Broad (Eng)
Dale Steyn (SA)
Rangana Herath (SL)
Tim Southee (NZ)
Ross Taylor (NZ) (12th man)

ICC ODI Team of the Year 2014 (in batting order):

Mohammad Hafeez (Pak)
Quinton de Kock (SA)
Virat Kohli (Ind)
George Bailey (Aus)
AB de Villiers (SA)
MS Dhoni (wicketkeeper) (captain)
Dwayne Bravo (WI)
James Faulkner (Aus)
Dale Steyn (SA)
Mohammad Shami (Ind)
Ajantha Mendis (SL)
Rohit Sharma (Ind) (12th man)