Bengaluru, March 9: Team India skipper Virat Kohli and star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin were honoured for their phenomenal run of form through the season in the BCCI Awards Night 2017 on Wednesday (March 8).
Kohli won the prestigious Polly Umrigar award for best international player of 2015/16, becoming the first player to get the award three times.
Much like his skipper, R Ashwin too has been on a record-breaking spree in the ongoing season, winning the CK Nayudu award for his performance in the West Indies in 2016.
He picked up 17 wickets in four Tests, including a haul of 7/83 in North Sound.
Kohli was in tremendous form across all formats in the year 2016.
Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer, who delivered the MAK Pataudi lecture, had nothing but only praise for the legendary captain.
Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland was also present on the occasion.
Here's the complete list of the winners:
Col. CK. Nayudu Lifetime achievement award: Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar
BCCI Lifetime achievement award for women: Shantha Rangaswamy
BCCI special awards: VV Kumar, Late Ramakant Desai
Polly Umrigar award: Virat Kohli
Dilip Sardesai award (For India's best cricketer in the West Indies series, 2016): Ravichandran Ashwin
Lala Amarnath Award (best all-rounder in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16): Jalaj Saxena (Madhya Pradesh)
Lala Amarnath Award (best all-rounder in domestic limited-overs competitions 2015-16): Axar Patel (Gujarat)
Madhavrao Scindia Award (Highest scorer in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16): Shreyas Iyer (Mumbai)
Madhavrao Scindia Award (Highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy 2015-16): Shahbaz Nadeem (Jharkhand)
MA Chidambaram Trophy (Highest scorer in U-23 Col. CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16): Jay Bista (Mumbai)
MA Chidambaram Trophy (Highest wicket-taker in U-23 Col. CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16): Satyajeet Bachhav (Maharashtra)
NKP Salve Award (Highest scorer in U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2015-16): Arman Jaffer (Mumbai)
NKP Salve Award (Highest wicket-taker in U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy in 2015-16): Ninad Rathva (Baroda)
Raj Singh Dungarpur Award (Highest scorer in U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2015-16): Abhishek Sharma (Punjab)
Raj Singh Dungarpur Award (Highest wicket-taker in U-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy in 2015-16): Abhishek Sharma (Punjab)
Jagmohan Dalmiya Award (Best Woman cricketer (Sr.) of 2015-16): Mithali Raj (Railways)
Jagmohan Dalmiya Award (Best Woman cricketer (Jr.) of 2015-16): Deepti Sharma (Uttar Pradesh)
Best Umpire in domestic cricket: Nitin Menon
Best performance in BCCI Domestic tournaments: Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).