Virat Kohli becomes the best cricketer of the decade, Dhoni gets ‘Spirit of Cricket’ award

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Mumbai: Virat Kohli, the captain of the Indian cricket team, is constantly flying high in international cricket. Kohli’s bat has been a big hit in ODI cricket and if such performance continues, soon Virat Kohli will be very close to Sachin Tendulkar’s record. It is for this reason that the ICC has selected Virat Kohli as the best cricketer of the decade. Also, Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been awarded the Spirit of Cricket Award.

The International Cricket Council on Monday selected Virat Kohli as the best one-day men’s cricket, praising the achievements of the past decade. The ICC tweeted, ‘Virat Kohli is the ICC male cricketer of the decade. He is the only cricketer to have scored more than 10,000 ODI runs, 39 centuries and 48 half-centuries, scoring at an average of 61.83 and catching 112 catches.

ICC posted Virat’s video
The ICC has also posted a video on Twitter, detailing Virat Kohli’s three major achievements over the past decade. These three achievements are –

  • Win the World Cup in 2011
  • Winning ICC Champions Trophy in 2013
  • Captaining the team in India’s first Test series win in Australia in 2018-19

Significantly, at the moment Virat Kohli has returned to India after taking a break from the test series and is passing the time of paternity leave. He returned to India after the first Test match of the series against Australia. Virat Kohli is going to be a father in January.