Players who missed out on ICC Test XI 2015
Updated - Dec 3, 2015 11:11 am
Players who missed out on ICC Test XI 2015: The ICC announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year, which was elected by a specially appointed selection panel, chaired by the ICC’s Cricket Committee chairman and former India captain Anil Kumble and a Panel of experts comprising of former West Indies fast bowler Ian Bishop, ex-England batsman Mark Butcher, former Australia women’s captain Belinda Clark and G. Viswanath, Deputy Editor of The Hindu & Sportstar. The qualification period ran from September 18, 2014, to September 13, 2015.
Test cricket has always been a challenge. While there were a few stalwarts of the game who made it to the top XI for the year 2015, there were a few others, whose performances cannot be overlooked.
Here is the list of Players who missed out on ICC Test XI 2015, though had an excellent record to back their performances.
Currently the top ranked Indian Test batsman, Murali Vijay, has been in ominous touch since September last year. He has played just 6 Test matches in this period but has scored heavily and has 714 runs under his belt at an average of 64.90. Vijay has struck 2 centuries with a highest of 150 in this phase. He also has 5 half centuries under his name. He has the best average among all Indian players who have scored over 600 runs in this phase.