He is the only Sri Lankan to be named for the team.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced its Test and ODI Teams of the Year. Former Test stalwarts Rahul Dravid, Gary Kirsten and Kumar Sangakkara selected the sides based on players’ performances in the period from 14 September 2015 to 20 September 2016.
England’s Alastair Cook has been named as captain of the ICC Test Team of the Year, which is as follows :
Meanwhile, no Sri Lankan has been selected for the ICC ODI team of the year 2016. third time lucky for Virat Kohli who has been named as captain of the ICC ODI Team of the Year, which includes three Australians, Indians, South Africans each, and one each from England and West Indies.
(Excerpts from ICC-cricket.com)