Chris Gayle, the game’s greatest power-hitter, as well as West Indies Women’s captain, Stafanie Taylor and her teammate, Deandra Dottin are all in line to pick up international awards as they have been nominated for ICC Awards of the Decade.
The awards, a special edition of the ICC annual awards will celebrate and reward top performances in the sport from January 1, 2011, to October 7 this year from both the men’s and women’s game.
Gayle has been nominated for the ICC Men’s Twenty20 International (T20I) Cricketer of the Decade, an award that recognises the best overall performer in the men’s T20I format during the performance period. Gayle was a member of the West Indies team when they won the ICC T20 World Cup on two occasions in Sri Lanka in 2012 and again in India in 2016.
Taylor has been nominated for the prestigious Rachel Heyhoe-Flint Award for the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Decade, which recognises the best overall performer in women’s international cricket – across all formats – Tests, One-day Internationals and T20.
While Dottin has been nominated for the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Decade, which recognises the best overall performer in women’s T20.