28 February 2017

Kohli named captain of the year at ESPNcricinfo Awards

Kohli named captain of the year at ESPNcricinfo Awards


Indian international cricketer Virat Kohli has named as the ‘Captain of the Year‘ at the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo Awards.

Kohli led India to nine wins out of 12 Tests in the year 2016. Stuart Broad bagged the Test Bowling performance of the year for his brilliant spell of 6/17 in the final Test against South Africa. 

While Quinton de Kock bagged the ODI Batting Performance of the year for his 178 against the mighty Aussies. Englishman Ben Stokes who recently bagged a whopping contract in the IPL Auction won the Test Batting Performance of the Year for his sensation double century against South Africa earlier in 2016. 

Carlos Brathwaite who recently became the Caribbean captain in the shortest format of the game bagged the T20 Performance of the year for his 10 balls 34 not out against England in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

Young Bangladeshi teenage spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraj won the Debutant of the Year Award for his 19 wickets in the 2 match Test series against England.

Source- The Indian Express

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