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Virat Kohli Is Cricketer Of The Year, Captain Of Test And ODI Team-ICC Awards

Author: Mark Kolev
by Mark Kolev
Posted: Jan 20, 2018

The ICC Awards 2017 has been reported on Thursday and Indian captain Virat Kohlihas controlled all over the place. He has been named the ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC ODI player of the Year.

Virat Kohli has likewise been named the ODI chief and shockingly he has additionally been chosen as the Test skipper over Australia Team Leader Steven Smith who has been named as the ICC Test player of the year.

Virat Kohli piled on some genuine numbers crosswise over arrangements in the qualifying time frame – from September 2016 to September 2017. He had scored 2203 Test keeps running at a normal of 77.80, with eight centuries amazingly; 1818 ODI keeps running at 82.63, comprehensive of seven hundreds; and 299 T20I keeps running at a dazzling strike rate of 153.

Virat Kohli in the wake of winning the honors:

"It implies a considerable measure to win to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for turning into the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017 and furthermore the ICC ODI Player of the Year. I won that in 2012 likewise yet it’s the first run through winning the Garfield Sobers Trophy, and it’s a gigantic respect for me. It’s likely the greatest of all in world cricket and two Indians getting it consecutive makes it more unique."

He included:

"Last time it was Ash (Ravichandran Ashwin) and this time I’m getting it, so I’m outrageously regarded and I’d get a kick out of the chance to thank the ICC for perceiving all the diligent work that we as a whole put in for our separate sides and I need to compliment the various victors moreover."

Australian team leader Steve Smith guaranteed the Test Player of the Year respect in the wake of scoring 1875 keeps running in 16 matches at a normal of 78.12, with eight hundreds and five 50s.

This is the primary example since 2013 that the ODI Cricketer of the Year grant has been won by a non-South African, with Quinton de Kock getting the honor for 2016 and AB de Villiers winning it in 2014 and 2015.

In the designations for ODIs, Kohli was set assigned nearby Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali, Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan and his own particular partner Rohit Sharma.

Steve Smith, then, midpoints 63.75 from 61 Tests, the second-best normal ever for the individuals who have played more than 20 Tests.

In the ICC rankings he has moved to 947 focuses, only 14 short of Don Bradman’ high watermark of 961.

Steve Smith beat off rivalry for the from a year ago’s champ Ashwin, who took 111 wickets at 25.87, Cheteshwar Pujara, who scored 1,914 runs, Kohli, and Ben Stokes, who hit 1,000 keeps running at 40.00 and took 35 wickets at 27.68.

Among different honors, Yuzvendra Chahal’s mind blowing pull of 6/25 against England in Bengaluru a year ago, was named as Twenty20 International execution of the year.

Chahal was named Player of the Match and Player of the Series for his execution – the best by an Indian bowler in T20I history, and the third-best ever.

He is behind just Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis, who took 6/8 and 6/16 against Zimbabwe and Australia separately. Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan was declared ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year subsequent to taking 60 wickets in 2017 – a record for a partner player in a timetable year – and 43 in ODIs, additionally a record.

ICC Awards:

ICC Cricket of the Year: Virat Kohli (India)

ICC ODI player of the Year: Virat Kohli (India)

ICC Test player of the Year: Steven Smith (Australia)

ICC Emerging player of the Year: Hasan Ali (Pakistan)

ICC Associate cricketer of the Year: Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)

ICC Umpire of the Year: Marais Erasmus (South Africa)

ICC Fans’ Moment of the Year: Champions Trophy 2017 final

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