Virat Kohli named ICC’s cricketer and captain of the year

Despite losing the series against South Africa, Indian captain and star batsman Virat Kohli had something to cheer as he was named the ICC Cricketer of the Year at the ICC Awards on Thursday. He was also named the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year and captain of both ICC Test and ODI teams.

Test team of the year: 1 Dean Elgar, 2 David Warner, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 Steven Smith, 5 Cheteshwar Pujara, 6 Ben Stokes, 7 Quinton de Kock (wk), 8 R Ashwin, 9 Mitchell Starc, 10 Kagiso Rabada, 11 James Anderson

ODI team of the year: 1 David Warner, 2 Rohit Sharma, 3 Virat Kohli (capt), 4 Babar Azam, 5 AB de Villiers, 6, Quinton de Kock (wk), 7 Ben Stokes, 8 Trent Boult, 9 Hasan Ali, 10 Rashid Khan, 11 Jasprit Bumrah

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