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Virat Kohli Receives Cricketer of the Year Award

Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, along with Shubman Gill, Mohammad Shami, and New Zealand’s Daryl Mitchell, were contenders for the prestigious Cricketer of the Year award. This marks Kohli’s fourth time receiving the award, previously honored in 2012, 2017, and 2018, showcasing his consistent excellence in the sport. Former Australian captain Pat Cummins, the World Champion from Australia, had won the Cricketer of the Year award before.

Outstanding Performance in 27 ODIs

In the year 2023, Virat Kohli displayed exceptional performance in 27 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), accumulating a total of 1377 runs. This included six centuries and eight half-centuries, showcasing his unparalleled skill and consistency. Additionally, he took one wicket and contributed with 12 catches during this period.

Player of the Tournament in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup

Virat Kohli regained his form in 2023, earning accolades for his outstanding batting performance in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. He scored 765 runs in 11 innings during the tournament, earning him the title of Player of the Tournament. This marked a significant comeback for Kohli after a period of less consistent performances from 2019 to August 2022.

Inclusion in ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year 2023

The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently announced the ODI Team of the Year for 2023. Virat Kohli, who led India to the finals of the ODI World Cup, has been named the captain of the team. A total of six Indian players, including Rohit Sharma, Travis Head, and Adam Zampa from the victorious Australia, secured positions in the prestigious team. This recognition adds another feather to Virat Kohli’s illustrious cricketing career.

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