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Virat Kohli: Icc cricketer of the year 2017.

Virat Kohli: Icc cricketer of the year 2017.

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Virat Kohli has been awarded as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy (Cricketer of the Year) at the 2017 ICC Awards for his exceptional performances across all formats. img source:cricketcountry.com In the qualification period from September 21, 2016 to the end of 2017, Kohli scored 2,203 Test runs at an average of 77.80 including eight centuries and 1,818 ODI runs including seven centuries at 82.63. “It means a lot to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for becoming the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017 and also the ICC ODI Player of the Year,” he said. “I won that back in 2012 also but it’s the first time winning the Garfield Sobers Trophy, and it’s a huge honor for me. It is probably the biggest of all in world cricket and two Indians getting it back-to-back makes i
Sixteenth over was the turning point, says Duminy

Sixteenth over was the turning point, says Duminy

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South African batsman Jean-Paul Duminy, who blunted the Indian attack with his match-winning knock, said the 16th over in which the visitors gathered 22 runs turned the opening T20 cricket match in their favour. It was Duminy who went berserk and smashed left-arm spinner Axar Patel for three consecutive sixes in that over. His 34-ball 68 not out, laced with a four and 7 sixes, earned him Man of the Match award. Duminy carried forward the good work done by openers Hashim Amla (36) and AB de Villiers (51) to the visitors a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. "The start was crucial for us. I think the key was that we did not lose wickets in the six overs. And the way AB and Hash (Amla) played was exceptional. The turning point was the 16th over. We tried to find a big over and tha...
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