At the ICC Awards 2018, it was Virat Kohli’s show all the way. Yes, indeed, he was the star of the evening for sweeping all the awards. Well, interestingly, the lauded cricketer had an exemplary 2018. Subsequently, at the awards show, Virat Kohli won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy in 3 categories: the ICC Cricketer of the Year, ICC ODI Player of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year. Fascinatingly, he is the first player in cricketing history to achieve the incredible feat.
He won the awards of both the Captain of the ODI and ICC Test teams of the year too.
In the Test matches, a total of 13, Kohli managed 1,322 runs, with five centuries while scoring an average of 55.08. On the other hand, during 14 ODIs, he scored 1,202 runs, with 6 tons, with an average of 133.55. Also, in 10 T20Is, he amassed 211 runs.
Virat Kohli was jubilant after receiving the many awards, and he expressed happiness over his and the team’s performance over the past year. Also, he stated that awards only motivate him to give his best, and he was grateful for being recognized for his hard work.
Even, Kohli received awards such as the ICC ODI Player of the Year and Sir Garfield Trophy last year. Besides, he was honored with the ICC ODI Player of the Year award in the year 2012.
Post winning the awards, many cricket dignitaries hailed Kohli’s talent and recognized him as a cricketing legend for being successful in all formats of the cricket game. Here’s wishing Virat Kohli, once again, for his superb game performances and doing the country proud again!