Top ICC awards for Virat
- 2018-01-19 05:31:32
Calcutta: Virat Kohli won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, a consequence of his incredible keep running crosswise over arrangements.
Plus, he was named commander of both the ICC's Test and ODI groups of the year. Amusingly, the honors for Kohli came scarcely 24 hours after India lost the Test arrangement in South Africa, trailing 0-2 with only one irrelevant Test remaining.
Kohli, the thirteenth player to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy since 2004, was in rankling structure amid the voting time frame (September 21, 2016 to December 31, 2017) when he scored 2,023 keeps running in 18 Tests with eight centuries and three half-hundreds of years. The India commander scored 1,818 keeps running in 31 ODIs with seven centuries and nine half-hundreds of years and 299 keeps running at a strike-rate of 152.55 of every 10 T20Is.
Kohli additionally won his second ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year grant subsequent to having won a similar honor in 2012, making him the main cricketer to win the trophy and the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year grant around the same time.
In the race for the ODI grant, Kohli beat the test of Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali and Rohit Sharma, who completed second and third, separately.
"It implies a great deal to me to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year. I won the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year in 2012, however this is the first occasion when I have won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
"It is an immense respect for me as it is most likely the greatest honor we have in world cricket. Two Indians winning it consecutive makes it more extraordinary. I additionally need to praise the various victors.