Which Indian cricketer was named ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017?
* ICC Cricketer of the Year 2017*
India skipper Virat Kohli, on 18th of January 2018, when he was named ICC World Cricketer of the Year…
About Virat Kohli:
Virat Kohli conceived 5 November 1988, is an Indian worldwide cricketer who presently skippers the India national group. An exquisite right-gave batsman, Kohli is viewed as outstanding amongst other batsmen on the planet. He plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and has been the group's skipper since 2013.
He was brought up in Delhi, spoke to the city's cricket group at different age-bunch levels before influencing his top of the line to make a big appearance in 2006. He captained India Under-19s to triumph at the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia, and a couple of months after the fact, made his ODI make a big appearance for India against Sri Lanka at 19 years old. At first, having played as a hold batsman in the Indian group, he soon settled himself as a general in the ODI center request and was a piece of the squad that won the 2011 World Cup. He made in his Test to make a big appearance in the year of 2011 and disregarded the tag of "ODI master" by the year of 2013 with Test hundreds in South Africa and Australia. Having achieved the main spot in the ICC rankings for ODI batsmen without precedent for 2013, Kohli additionally discovered accomplishment in the 20-20 organization, winning the Man of the Tournament twice at the ICC World 20-20 (in 2014 and 2016). In 2014, he turned into the best positioned T20 batsman in the ICC rankings, holding the situation for three progressive years till 2017. Since October 2017, he has additionally been the best positioned ODI batsman on the planet and is as of now the second positioned Test batsman on the planet.
Kohli was delegated the vice-skipper of the ODI group in 2012 and gave over the Test captaincy following Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Test retirement in 2014. In mid-2017, he turned into the constrained overs commander also after Dhoni ventured down from the position. In ODIs, Kohli has the second most elevated number of hundreds of years and the most astounding number of hundreds of years in run-pursues on the planet. Virat held various records for Indian batting which includes the fastest ODI century, the speediest to 10 ODI in a millennium and the speediest batsman to 5,000 ODI runs. He is just the second batsman on the planet to have scored at least 1,000 ODI keeps running for four continuous schedule years. Among the T20I world records held by Kohli are: the speediest batsman to 1,000 runs, most keeps running in a log book year and most fifties in the configuration. He likewise holds the records of most keeps running in a solitary competition of both the World Twenty20 and the IPL. He additionally has the most elevated notable rating focuses for an Indian batsman in ODIs (909 focuses) and T20Is (897 focuses) in ICC rankings and second most elevated rating focuses in Tests (912 focuses) behind just Sunil Gavaskar. He is the main batsman in history to normal more than 50 in Test matches, ODIs and T20Is all the while.
He has bagged many awards which includes Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in the year of 2017 and 2016, ICC ODI Player of the Year in 2012 and 2017 and ICC World Cricketer of the Year in 2017. In the year of 2013, he was awarded the Arjuna Award in honor for the achievements he kept at international crickets. In 2017, he conferred Padma Shri award under the category of sports. In parallel with his career in cricket, he owns the IPTL franchise UAE Royals, the PWL teams Bengaluru Yodhas and co-owns an FC Goa in the ISL. He also owns other ventures as his business and more than 20 endorsements of brands. Virat is been recognized as one of the most famous athletes by ESPN and is ranked #1 by one of the most phenomenal brands in sports, Forbes. In the year of 2016, his brand value has been estimated as the US $ 92 Million putting him over it and is listed under the brands of celebs.