ICC Awards 2019 Full List: Virat Kohli Awarded With Spirit Of Cricket Award For A Special Reason: On Wednesday, International Cricket Council has announced the ICC awards for the year 2019. English player Ben Stokes found himself winning the most precious award in the 2019 list of ICC. He is awarded Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for world player of the year. Meanwhile, Australian bowler Pat Cummins and Indian opener Rohit Sharma also bagged Top prizes in Test and ODI categories respectively.
Pat Cummins is named the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year for his beautiful performance in the year 2019. He has dismissed 59 batsmen at an average of 20.13, an economy rate of 2.70 in 12 Tests he has played in 2019. And these 59 wickets in 2019 included 2 five-wicket hauls for him.
Indian opener Rohit Sharma is named the ICC ODI cricketer of the year for his destructive batting in the year 2019. In 2019, Rohit has broken up numerous records. In 2019, he has 1,490 runs at an average of 57.30 and a strike rate of 89.92 including seven centuries and six half-centuries.
Indian skipper Virat Kohli also grabbed the special award for his heart winning gesture for Steve Smith. Virat is awarded ‘Spirit of Cricket Award for his gesture towards Australia batsman Steve Smith during the India-Australia clash in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. And Indian skipper also selected as the leader of both ICC ODI and Test teams of the year.
Here is the Full List of the awards (ICC Awards 2019)
Ben Stokes: World player of the year
Pat Cummins: 2019 Test Cricketer of the Year
Rohit Sharma: 2019 ODI Cricketer of the Year
Virat Kohli: 2019 Spirit of Cricket Award
Marnus Labuschagne: 2019 ICC Men’s Emerging Cricketer
Deepak Chahar: 2019 T20I Performer of the Year (6/7 against Bangladesh)
Kyle Coetzer: 2019 Associate Cricketer of the Year
Richard Illingworth: 2019 Umpire of the Year
ICC ODI Team of the Year 2019: Rohit Sharma, Shai Hope, Virat Kohli (c), Babar Azam, Kane Williamson, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler (wk), Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav
ICC Test Team of the Year 2019: Mayank Agarwal, Tom Latham, Marnus Labuschagne, Virat Kohli (c), Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, BJ Watling (wk), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Neil Wagner, Nathan Lyon