Virat Kohli has become the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018.
The International Cricket Council also announced the men’s Test and ODI teams of the year with Virat Kohli named captain of both sides. Kohli’s 1,322 runs at an average of 55.08 with five centuries in 13 Tests and 1,202 runs at an astounding average of 133.55 with six hundreds in 14 ODIs saw him selected to both sides by every voting member of the Academy with the majority of them also opting to name him at the helm of each.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For NIACL AO Mains Exam:
- ICC Chairperson: Shashank Manohar, Headquarters: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Manu Sawhney has been recently appointed as the ICC’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).