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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : January 18, 2018, 02:57
Duration : 02:00

Virat Kohli wins Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, named player of the year by ICC

Indian skipper Virat Kohli was awarded with Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, for the overall performance in the world of cricket. Virat Kohli has succeeded Ravichandran Ashwin. In the qualification period from September 2016 till the end of 2017 Kohli has scored 2,203 Test runs, 1,818 ODI runs and 299 T20I runs. The 29-year-old also being named the ODI Player of the Year. In July 2016, Kohli was yet to hit a Test double-century. In the period since he has hit six, taking his long format game to new heights. He has married his superb strokeplay with a determination to bat for long periods, with devastating results. Against Sri Lanka in November and December last year he hit 213 and 243 in consecutive matches. In 2018, he will no doubt have a maiden triple-century in his sights. Watch this video to find out more about the news.

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