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ICC T20I team of the decade: Here is the comparison between Umar Gul and Jasprit Bumrah

ICC T20I team of the decade: Here is the comparison between Umar Gul and Jasprit Bumrah. Image: Zainab Shafiq
ICC T20I team of the decade: Here is the comparison between Umar Gul and Jasprit Bumrah. Image: Zainab Shafiq

ICC T20I team of the decade: Recently, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed their teams of the decade in all three formats of cricket; ODI, Tests, and T20Is. However, not even a single Pakistan cricket player has been named on the list.

People are shocked to see no Men in the green despite their brilliant performances in all three formats. They believed that Younis Khan, Saeed Ajmal, Mohammad Hafeez, Yasir Shah, or Babar Azam, and many more have the potential to occur on the list and ICC has been ignorant on purpose.

Seeing Bumrah in the T20I team of the decade was the biggest shock the cricketing fraternity has born. Umar Gul, who still tops the list of all-time T20I bowlers, has not been appeared in the selective list by ICC. For this reason, Twitter is blooming asking justified statements from ICC over selection.

ICC T20I team of the decade: Here is the comparison between Umar Gul and Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah the toe-crusher, started playing T20I cricket in January 2016 as he made his T20I debut against Australia on 26th January. The cricketer not even has completed his 5 years in the format and yet appears in the T20I team of the decade. Notably, the opponents believe that Babar is out of the T20I team because he hasn’t completed 5 years in the format. The critics ask why Bumrah but not Babar?

Anyhow, the toe-crushed has just played 50 games, on the other hand, Pakistan’s Umar Gul has been featured in 60 matches. Grabbing 59 wickets in the discussed format, the player remains behind Pakistan’s Gul who has clinched 85 wickets in the mentioned number of matches.

The average also contracts prominently as the Man in Blue has maintained 20.25 avg whereas, Gul has marked 16.97. Also, Bumrah is yet to receive his five-wicket-haul in the format whereas, Gul recently has retired from all forms of cricket leaving with two five-wicket-haul in this format of cricket.

Bumrah              Gul

Matches: 60       Matches: 50

Wickets: 59         Wickets: 85

Average: 20.25   Average: 16.97

5wi: 0                   5wi: 2

Best: 3/11             Best: 5/6

This picture shows the playing XI in the T20I format chosen by the ICC. Notably, they have chosen Bumrah, whose stats are comparatively lower than Pakistan's Umar Gul, who still tops the list of all-time T20I bowlers
This picture shows the playing XI in the T20I format chosen by the ICC. Notably, they have chosen Bumrah, whose stats are comparatively lower than Pakistan’s Umar Gul, who still tops the list of all-time T20I bowlers
Umar Gul is still in the list of all-time T20I bowlers. Other than that, five Pakistanis are in the list but none of them has made in the ICC T20I team of the decade. Why?
Umar Gul is still on the list of all-time T20I bowlers. Other than that, five Pakistanis are on the list but none of them has been featured in the ICC T20I team of the decade. Why?

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