I Have Always Wanted To Be The Best Version Of Myself: Virat Kohli After Winning The Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer Of The Decade

I Have Always Wanted To Be The Best Version Of Myself: Virat Kohli After Winning The Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer Of The Decade

Virat Kohli , India, Australia
Virat Kohli [Photo-Twitter]

Indian skipper Virat Kohli has won the Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer of the Decade. The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the awards of the decade on Monday. The ICC nominated R Ashwin as the other Indian other than Virat Kohli in this category.

Virat Kohli has been the among best players in the last 10 years in international cricket. He began his career with team India after his heroics in the Under 19 World Cup after 2008. He won the 2011 World Cup with team India. He also won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013 with the Indian Cricket Team.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (Credits: Twitter)

The Indian skipper has an average of above 50 in world cricket. He enjoys the average in all formats of the game. He is the only batsman in the international circuit to have that sort of a record.

Virat Kohli Reacts After Winning The Sir Garfield Sobers Award for ICC Male Cricketer Of The Decade

After winning the award, Virat Kohli said, “It is an honour for me to win this award. The moments that are the closest to my heart is the 2011 World Cup win, the 2013 Champions Trophy win and the Test series win in Australia in 2018. There have been very special games for team India and for me personally in the last decade.”

Virat Kohli, India
Virat Kohli [Photo-Twitter]
Virat’s uprise in world cricket has been phenomenal in international cricket. He ascended the throne as the Indian captain back in 2014 in Test cricket. He has emerged as the perfect successor in the Indian team after MS Dhoni. The Indian Cricket Team has performed exceptionally well under Virat’s captaincy.

Virat Has Massive Numbers Behind Him

Virat has been exceptional with the bat in the last 10-12 years. He has played 87 Test matches so far and scored 7318 runs at an average of 53.42. He has smashed 27 centuries 7 double centuries and 23 fifties in the format.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli (Credits: Twitter)

He has also played a total of 251 ODIs and scored 12040 runs at an average 59.31. In this format, he has been the maverick as he has gone on to smash 43 centuries and 60 half-centuries. Virat Kohli has also played 84 T20Is and scored 2928 runs at an average of 50.48. In this format, he has gone on to score 25 half-centuries.

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