On Tuesday 22nd, Virat Kohli made a clean sweep and won ICC’s top awards along with the captain of test team and ODI team of the year.
Kohli had a marvelous run in 2018 and began 2019 with the same thunder, he became the first Indian captain to win a Test series in Australia in 71 years.
ICC Men's Cricketer of the Year ✅
ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year ✅
ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year ✅
Captain of ICC Test Team of the Year ✅
Captain of ICC Men's ODI Team of the Year ✅
— ICC (@ICC) January 22, 2019
Its the second year in the row Kohli was awarded cricketer and ODI player of the year. Kohli made history by being the first player to bag the 3 Top honors of ICC – 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.
Indian player Rishabh Pant was awarded ICC’s Emerging player of the year. In addition to three India players namely Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumhra made it to the ICC Test team of 2018 while four – Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav, and Jasprit Bumrah were included in the ODI Team. Kohli and Bumrah made it to both teams.
Indians took to Twitter to express their views on the splendid win of Kohli :
— Puducherry Ko Vanakkam™️ (@bins17) January 22, 2019
Virat Is The only Cricketer Who Pic this 3 Award in Same Calender ??? Congretulation #VK ?
Now Virat Said To Other Cricketer
Ek Bi Award Ni Lene Duga ?? pic.twitter.com/BqeH91L1SY
— SUNEO (@ImSuneoSir) January 22, 2019
— नादान परिंदे?? (@Gauri_doonite) January 22, 2019
— Secret SHAWnta (@Secret_Saanta) January 22, 2019
— CricfreakZ (@cricfreakz) January 22, 2019
Congrats to #ViratKohli as he swept all the awards on offer at the ICC awards 2018. 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. Amazing!!! pic.twitter.com/buUkYagZwt
— With Robert Vadra (@WithRV) January 22, 2019
Rest of the Indian cricket team be like : pic.twitter.com/m9Xvp7zFCn
— gupteswar mahapatro گپٹسور مہاپترو (@guptes) January 22, 2019
#ViratKohli right now
— Tweetera? (@DoctorrSays) January 22, 2019
— Pratik (@tijare_pratik) January 22, 2019
— Vishal yadav (@Vishaly04591931) January 21, 2019
— Charmi Shah??? (@C_H_A_R_M_I_) January 17, 2019