Proud Ben Stokes finds ICC Test team cap a bit baggy and green – find out the real reason why the ICC had to apologize to Ben Stokes

Sports Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 31 Dec 2020 06:11 PM IST

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In terms of cricket, this decade has been special in many ways. In addition to the record, many great players from around the world emerged. That’s why the International Cricket Association’s ICC recently announced the Test, ODI and T20 international teams of the decade, which included England star all-rounder Ben Stokes in the Test and ODI squads.

Stokes received special caps from both teams from the ICC, which he also shared on social media. Stokes shared both photos and wrote, ‘I’m so proud of these caps, I don’t like one of them at all. It is baggy and green. Thanks ICC. ‘Actually, Stokes looked happy on the one-day cap, but he didn’t like the Test cap very much, after which the ICC apologized to him.

ODI team of the decade
Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shakib Al Hasan, MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir, Lasith Malinga.

Test team of the decade:
Alastair Cook, David Warner, Ken Williamson, Virat Kohli (captain), Steve Smith, Kumar Sangakkara (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, R Ashwin, Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

In terms of cricket, this decade has been special in many ways. In addition to the record, many great players from around the world emerged. That’s why the International Cricket Association’s ICC recently announced the Test, ODI and T20 international teams of the decade, which included England star all-rounder Ben Stokes in the Test and ODI squads.

Stokes received special caps from both teams from the ICC, which he also shared on social media. Stokes shared both photos and wrote, ‘I’m so proud of these caps, I don’t like one of them at all. It is baggy and green. Thanks ICC. ‘Actually, Stokes looked happy on the one-day cap, but he didn’t like the Test cap very much, after which the ICC apologized to him.

ODI team of the decade

Rohit Sharma, David Warner, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Shakib Al Hasan, MS Dhoni (captain and wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Imran Tahir, Lasith Malinga.

Test team of the decade:

Alastair Cook, David Warner, Ken Williamson, Virat Kohli (captain), Steve Smith, Kumar Sangakkara (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes, R Ashwin, Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, James Anderson

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