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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
Virat Kohli fastest to reach 25 one day international hundreds

Virat Kohli fastest to reach 25 one day international hundreds

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Virat Kohli slammed his 25th hundred in just his 170th one day international and 162nd innings, becoming the quickest to get there, breaking Sachin Tendulkar's record. The Master Blaster took 234 innings to reach the milestone. Kohli is now fourth on the list of batsmen with most hundreds in one day cricket. Sri Lankan batting legend Kumar Sangakkara retired with 25 hundreds from 404 ODIs. This was Kohli's second successive hundred after scores of 91 in Perth and 59 in Melbourne. The 27-year-old smashed 117 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.   Chasing an improbable 349, Kohli walked in after the in-form Rohit Sharma departed for a 25-ball 41. He got off the mark with a boundary when he punished a half-volley from James Faulkner and did not look back since. Former Pakista