Former MS Dhoni captain, who won the India World Cup, was named on Tuesday (December 24th) as captain of the ODI team of the decade by Cricket Australia (CA).
In the list of the best ODI cricket in 2010, 3 Indian players have been included in the 11-man squad.
The man who managed to compete in the 2011 India World Cup, MS Dhoni, was named as the team's wicketkeeper of the decade.
"MS Dhoni's influx of bat has tailed off over the last decade, but it was a dominant force in a golden period for India's day one after assuring his greatness by directing his nation to the glory of the World Cup ground at home in 2011, right hander became India's final with bat, "Smith writes on cricket.com.au.
Today's India team champion Virat Kohli and vice-chancellor Rohit Sharma are the two other players besides MSD who deserved to find a CA ODI team.
Rohit, who recently broke Sanath Jayasuriya's 22-year-old record from most runs, has worked with Hashim Amla of South Africa on the team with Kohli coming in at number 3.
Rohit Sharma, Hashim Amla, Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Shakib Al Hasan, Jos Buttler, Rashid Khan, Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Lasith Malinga .
However, when it came to the Cricket Australia Test team of the decade, Virat Kohli became the only Indian cricketer to secure a spot in game 11. But the 31-year-old has been named the Test side captain by CA.
"The once authentic brat has also evolved into one of the most respected forms of play, recently talking about mental health and introducing a new level of fitness into his country's cricket class," said Adam Burnett, the man who drafted the Test 11, he said to cricket.com.au statement.
Australia Cricket Team of the Decade: Virat Kohli (c), Alastair Cook, David Warner, Kane Williamson, Steve Smith, Ab de Villiers (wk), Ben Stokes, Dale Steyn, Stuart Broad, Nathan Lyon, James Anderson.