Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year, top ODI Player of 2017

Kohli was also the recipient of Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy

Virat Kohli named ICC Cricketer of the Year, top ODI Player of 2017

NEW DELHI: Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli has been named as the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year 2017. He was also named the ICC ODI Player of the Year and the recipient of Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.

 

 

In the qualification period from September 21, 2016, to the end of 2017, Kohli scored 2,203 Test runs at an average of 77.80 including eight centuries, 1,818 ODI runs including seven centuries at 82.63, and 299 T20I runs at a strike rate of 153.

He also captained India to the top of the ICC Test rankings.

"It means a lot to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for becoming the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017 and also the ICC ODI Player of the Year," Kohli was quoted as saying in an ICC statement.

 

With PTI inputs

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