Achieving one more milestone in his cricketing career, Indian skipper Virat Kohli was conferred with the International Cricketer of the Year at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards, which were presented in Mumbai on Monday.
Notably, Virat Kohli had a memorable last season with the bat which took him to the top rank of CEAT Cricket Ratings with 84 points. However, Rohit Sharma collected the award on behalf of Kohli. On the other side, dynamic Indians opener Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International Batsman of the Year Award.
Top woman cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur was conferred with the Outstanding Innings of the Year Award. Lifetime Achievement Award was given to former Indian wicket-keeper Farokh Engineer. Mayank Agarwal was given the Domestic Player of the Year Award while Shubhman Gill became the U19 Player of the Year.
Afghanistan’s sensational leg-spinner Rashid Khan who surprised everyone with his skills in the recently concluded IPL grabbing 21 wickets was conferred with the T20 Bowler of the Year Award while New Zealand pace sensation Trent Boult won International Bowler of the Year Award.
List of Awards:
CEAT International Cricketer of the Year – Virat Kohli
CEAT International Batsman of the Year – Shikhar Dhawan
CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award – Farokh Engineer
CEAT Outstanding Innings of the Year – Harmanpreet Kaur
CEAT Domestic Player of the Year – Mayank Agarwal
CEAT U 19 Player of the Year – Shubhman Gill
CEAT International Bowler of the Year – Trent Boult
CEAT T20 Bowler of the Year – Rashid Khan
CEAT T20 Batsman of the Year – Colin Munro
CEAT Popular Choice Award – Chris Gayle