ICC Awards 2019: Virat Kohli wins Spirit of Cricket Award, Rohit Sharma ODI Cricketer of 2019
The ICC also adjudged Rohit Sharma as the 2019 ODI Cricketer of the Year, as he hit record 5 centuries during ICC World Cup 2019 and a total of 7 ODI centuries in the whole year. Deepak Chahar’s spell against Bangladesh in November 2019 also won the ICC award for the T20I Performance of 2019. Deepak Chahar had created history in T20I cricket with a bowling figure of 6/7 in India vs Bangladesh T20 match.
Ben Stokes was honoured with the biggest ICC award- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for being the ICC Cricketer of the Year 2019. Stokes was brilliant throughout the last year, especially during the nerve-wracking run chase ICC World Cup final between England and New Zealand.
Australia’s Pat Cummins won ICC Test Cricketer of the Year 2019 for taking 59 Test wickets in 2019, 14 more than any other bowler and Richard Illingworth won ICC 2019 Umpire of the Year award.
ICC Awards 2019: Full List
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy- Ben Stokes
ODI Cricketer of the Year – Rohit Sharma
Test Cricketer of the Year- Pat Cummins
Spirit of Cricket Award- Virat Kohli