Wisden Releases Test Team of the Decade, Only Two Indians Make the Cut

  • In the list is Australia’s Steve Smith at number three, Glenn McGrath at number four and Sean Pollack from Africa at number 5.
  • Jadeja broke Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath (47 matches) record with 200 wickets in 44 Tests last year.

Wisden has named all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja as India’s Most Valuable Player of the 21st century. At the same time, Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka has got the status of the world’s most valuable player. Jadeja is second after him. Wisden has selected players based on the Cricviz rating.Wisden Releases Test Team of the Decade.

Jadeja, who made his debut in cricket since 2012, has performed brilliantly in all three batting, bowling and fielding. In the list is Australia’s Steve Smith at number three, Glenn McGrath at number four and Sean Pollack from The Africa at number 5.

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Players Country
1 Muthiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka
2 Ravindra Jadeja India
3 Steve smith Australia
4 Glenn McGrath Australia
5 Sean Pollack South Africa
6 Shakib al hasan Bangladesh
7 Jack kallis South Africa
8 Ravichandran Ashwin India
9 Pat Cummins Australia
10 Shane Warne Australia


Jadeja’s Bowling Average Better Than Shane Warne

Freddie Wilde of Cricviz told Wisden, “The 31-year-old player (Jadeja) has a bowling average of 24.62, which is better than Shane Warne (25.41).” At the same time, the batting average is 35.26, which is better than Shane Watson’s 35.19 average. The difference between his batting and bowling average is 10.64, which is the second best in this century. “

He said, “Jadeja is India’s number one player. Anyone can be surprised to see this spinner’s game. He is selected in the team as a frontline bowler. He also comes in at number 6 in batting. His role in the match is very important. ” Wisden Releases Test Team of the Decade.

Virat Kohli is the Only Indian in ODI Top-10

Number Players Country
1 Andrew Flintoff England
2 Shakib al hasan Bangladesh
3 Glenn McGrath Australia
4 AB de Villiers South Africa
5 Kane williamson New zealand
6 Virat Kohli India
7 Sean Pollack South Africa
8 Hashim Amla South Africa
9 Nathan Bracken Australia
10 Jack kallis South Africa


First Left Arm Bowler to Take 200 Wickets in Lowest Test

Jadeja is the first left arm bowler to take 200 wickets in 44 Tests, a feat he achieved last year. Before that Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath took 200 wickets in 47 Tests. He is the second Indian after Ravichandran Ashwin to take 200 wickets in the overall lowest Test. Ashwin did this feat in 37 Tests. This record in world level is named after Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah (33 Tests).

Jadeja has 213 Wickets and 1869 Runs in 49 Tests

He has taken 213 in 49 Tests and 187 wickets in 165 ODIs. Jadeja has scored 1869 and 2296 runs in these matches. He has 39 wickets and 173 runs in 49 T20s. Talking of IPL, Jadeja has taken 108 wickets and scored 1927 runs in 170 matches of the league.

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