Indian cricketer Virat Kohli became the first player in history to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year and the ICC ODI Player of the Year.
“Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year, ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year, ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year. India’s superstar @imvKohli wins a hat-trick of prizes in the 2018 #ICCAwards!” ICC tweeted.
“37 matches, 47 innings. 2,735 runs at an average of 68.37. 11 centuries, 9 fifties. What a year for @imvKohli! He wins the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year 2018,” ICC added.
Kohli scored 1,202 ODI runs in 2018 at a stunning average of 133.55. He also became the fastest to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs in the format.
He was the top run-scorer in Tests with 1,322 runs at an average of 55.08, with centuries in each of South Africa, England, India and Australia.