2010 – 2019: ODI XI of the Decade
The best white ball Cricketer around “ this quote is said by the best batsman of the game kohli. Hit man already known for his skills as captain because of number of trophies won in ipl. But his skills as batsman especially his 3 double centuries made him the best opener of the decade. His numbers speaks well. He is the only active player to hit maximum sixes and added to that he have scored 10 hundreds in a calendar year.
The dashing opener have scored 8000 runs in odi cricket alone which includes 28 centuries and 3 double hundreds at a strike rate of 88. Even david warner mentioned if someone gonna break lara’s record for highest runs in an innings that would be Rohit Sharma. He is unstoppable once he reached 100 for the past six years he is highest run scorer in odi for every calendar year. Even typing about him he made another record of 159 runs beating dhawan for highest runs in this year. There is no doubt he is best opener of the decade in whiteball cricket.
2. David Warner
The Australian southpaw is known for significant t20 debut without playing a single first class match he appeared in nation team. After that he got picked into odi side . But it didn’t lasts longer. Despite of poor performances in ODI he continued to score big runs in t20 Even after dropping from champions trophy he get back into the side in 2014 and he was second leading run scorer for australia just after steve smith.
From that series he became dependable opener for Aussies even after the ball tampering scandal David Warner stamped his authority on the World Cup 2019 when he hit 53 against England at Lord’s thus topping the run-scoring charts and simultaneously completing 500 runs in the world cup. He is best opener who is suitable for every situation and known switching gears depending on the run rate.
3. Virat Kohli
The run machine already scored 10000 runs and breaking records in each and every match whenever he came to the crease. He came into the indian side as a 20yr old young man after winning 2008 U-19 world cup. He took his time to get a regular place in indian side and scored a century in his first world cup match from there onwards his legacy begins .
He emerged as a chase master in the world cricket after scoring 133 runs while chasing 321 in 36 overs at a strike rate of 154. In that match he smashed Malinga all over park. From that day a new king have arised then he scored 43 centuries at an average of almost 60. While world cricket is talking about his slot in all time playing xi in all formats of cricket we have created the list for best xi of the decade after marked his name in default list.