So far, Indian cricketers have demonstrated exceptional performance. The International Cricket Council (ICC) tournaments are extremely important in international cricket. The ICC tournaments feature all of the top cricket teams competing against one another. The three major ICC tournaments are the ODI World Cup, the T20I World Cup, and the Champions Trophy. When it comes to the ICC finals, India and Australia are the two most successful teams. India and Australia have reached the ICC finals ten times, the most of any team.
Australia has reached the ODI World Cup final 7 times, the T20I World Cup final once, and the Champions Trophy final twice out of ten ICC finals. India has reached the ODI World Cup final 3 times, the T20I World Cup final twice, and the Champions Trophy final 4 times.
Team India has also qualified for the ongoing ICC World Test Championship final (2021). Numerous Indian cricketers have appeared in multiple ICC finals. In this section, we discuss a few players who have appeared in the most ICC finals for India.
2021 Updated List Of Indian Cricketers Who Have Played the Most ICC Finals.
1. Yuvraj Singh – The first Indian Cricketer To Appear in 7 ICC Finals.
Former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has appeared in the majority of ICC finals for India. Yuvraj Singh has represented India in the 7 ICC finals. The Indian team all-rounder appeared in 2 ODI World Cup finals: One is in the 2003 edition against Australia and the 2011 edition against Sri Lanka.
The left-handed batsman made two appearances in the T20I World Cup finals. In 2007, he appeared in the T20I World Cup final against Pakistan, and in 2014, he played against Sri Lanka. Yuvraj Singh has appeared in the Champions Trophy final three times. He appeared in the finals of the 2000 edition against New Zealand, the 2002 edition against Sri Lanka, and the 2017 tournament against Pakistan.
2. MS Dhoni – Played in 5 ICC Finals.
MS Dhoni has played in 5 ICC finals for Team India. In 2011, he led the squad to win in the ODI World Cup final against Sri Lanka. The former Indian captain has appeared in two T20I World Cup finals. In the 2007 edition, he captained the Indian squad against Pakistan, while in the 2014 edition, he captained the team India against Sri Lanka. The wicket-keeper batsman has appeared in the Champions Trophy final twice: in the 2013 edition against England and the 2017 edition against Pakistan.
3. Virat Kohli – Played 4 ICC Finals.
Virat Kohli has also represented India in 4 ICC finals. Kohli was a member of the Indian side that won the 2011 ODI World Cup after defeating Sri Lanka in the final. In addition, the Indian captain has appeared in two Champions Trophy finals, one in 2013 against England and the other in 2017 against Pakistan. The right-handed batsman played in the 2014 T20I World Cup final against Sri Lanka.
4. Rohit Sharma – 4 ICC Finals & 4th Place in this Indian Cricketers List
Rohit Sharma has represented India in 4 International Cricket Council (ICC) finals. He did not play in either of India’s ODI World Cup finals. The right-handed batsman faced Pakistan in the T20I World Cup final in 2007 and Sri Lanka in the T20I World Cup final in 2014. Sharma represented India in the 2013 Champions Trophy final against England and the 2017 edition final against Pakistan.
5. Sachin Tendulkar – Played 4 ICC Finals.
Sachin Tendulkar has also represented India in 4 ICC finals. The former Indian cricketer appeared in two ODI World Cup finals, one in 2003 against Australia and the other in 2011 against Sri Lanka. The right-handed batsman also appeared in two Champions Trophy finals. He appeared in the Champions Trophy finals against New Zealand in 2000 and Sri Lanka in 2002. Sachin Tendulkar has never represented India in a T20I World Cup tournament.
So there you have it: Most ICC Finals are played by Indian cricketers [2021 Updated List]. We hope you found this list useful. Also, don’t forget to share your valuable thoughts on this article in the comments section below.