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Details Of ICC Awards And Teams Of 2019 

Details Of ICC Awards And Teams Of 2019

On Wednesday (15th January), the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the annual men’s individual awards and Test and ODI teams of 2019. A total of 43 members of the 2019 voting academy selected all these besties. All the detail results have been given below.

Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Best Cricketer of the Year – Ben Stokes (England)

Ben Stokes
Ben Stokes. (Image Credit: Google)

The English all-rounder Ben Stokes played impressive cricket in the last year. He guided the England cricket team to win their first-ever Cricket World Cup when they achieved victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Stokes won the Player of the Match award in the final of that tournament. Also, he played an important role for England to rescue them from losing the Ashes 2019, which had the 2-2 result. He won the Player of the Series award along with Steven Smith (Australia) at the end of the Ashes 2019, but Smith won the Compton–Miller Medal.

In 2019, Ben Stokes scored 1,540 runs in 38 international innings and also took 34 wickets in 34 international matches.

 

Test Cricketer of the Year – Pat Cummins (Australia)

Pat Cummins, Ashes 2019
Pat Cummins (Image Credit: Google)

The Australian right-arm fast bowler Pat Cummins played an important role for his nation to achieve huge success in 2019 Test cricket. While finished that year as the leading wicket-taker in international cricket (99 wickets), he was also the leading Test wicket-taker in the same year. The right-arm pacer took 59 Test wickets in 12 Test matches in 2019. He is currently the top-ranked Test bowler.

 

ODI Cricketer of the Year – Rohit Sharma (India)

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma (Image Credit: Getty Images)

As an opener, Rohit Sharma is always a top performer, and there was no different in 2019. The Indian right-handed batsman finished the year 2019 as the most ODI run-getter as he scored 1,490 runs in 27 ODI innings with an average of 57.30. Rohit was the leading run-scorer (648 runs) in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

 

T20I Performance of the Year – Deepak Chahar (India, 6-7 v Bangladesh)

Deepak Chahar, hat-trick, Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Deepak Chahar (Image Credit: Getty Images)

The Indian right-arm pacer Deepak Chahar was one of the best findings in international cricket in the last year. On 10th November 2019, when the hosts India were playing the series-decider final game of the three-match T20I series against Bangladesh, Deepak Chahar created a record by delivering the best-ever bowling figures in T20I history (3.2-0-7-6). While India finished that game and series with the victory by 30 runs, Chahar finished that match with a hat-trick, which was the first T20I hat-trick by any Indian bowler.

 

Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Marnus Labuschagne (Australia)

Marnus Labuschagne
Marnus Labuschagne (Image Credit: Google)

The year of 2019 was the dream year for the new Australian star Marnus Labuschagne. Though he made his Test debut in October 2018, everybody experienced his true calibre when he had to replace the in-form Steven Smith during the Ashes 2019. While Smith’s injury brought him a sudden chance, Labuschagne grabbed that opportunity at the master level. Later, in the home season, Labuschagne was unstoppable in Test cricket. In 2019, he scored 1,104 runs in 11 Tests (17 innings) with an average of 64.94.

 

Associate Cricketer of the Year – Kyle Coetzer (Scotland)

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Kyle Coetzer (Image Credit: ICC)

The right-handed batsman Kyle Coetzer was the leading international run-scorer for Scotland in 2019 as he scored 791 runs in 22 innings with an average of 35.95. While his ODI score in 2019 was 440 runs in nine innings with an average of 48.88, he also led his nation to qualify for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.

 

Spirit of Cricket Award – Virat Kohli stopping the fans booing Steve Smith at the Oval

Steven Smith, Virat Kohli
Following a gesture from Kohli, Smith had walked upto him to shake hands (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

While India beat Australia (by 36 runs) at The Oval in the round-robin stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Indian captain Virat Kohli was in the centre of the news for his great gesture that became the picture of the cricket spirit. Former Australian captain Steven Smith was booed by the ground spectators for his leadership role in the ball-tampering scandal during the 2018 Cape Town Test. While the stadium was overloaded by the Indian fans, some of the Indian fans involved in that incident.

Unhappy Virat Kohli, who was batting at that time, showed a gesture from the ground to the spectators, which meant telling them to stop their negative chanting on Smith. Soon after that, during the break, Smith shook his hand with Kohli.

 

David Shepherd Trophy for Umpire of the Year – Richard Illingworth

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Richard Illingworth (Image Credit: Google)

Former England cricketer Richard Illingworth played the umpiring role very well in 2019. In that year, he officiated in 15 international matches as an on-field umpire and eight matches as a TV umpire. Meanwhile, in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, he played the on-field umpiring role in six matches, including the semi-final match between India and New Zealand, and TV umpiring role in three matches.

 

ICC Test Team of the Year (in batting order): Mayank Agarwal (India), Tom Latham (New Zealand), Marnus Labuschagne (Australia), Virat Kohli (India/captain), Steve Smith (Australia), Ben Stokes (England), BJ Watling (New Zealand/wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins (Australia), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Neil Wagner (New Zealand), Nathan Lyon (Australia).

ICC ODI Team of the Year (in batting order): Rohit Sharma (India), Shai Hope (West Indies), Virat Kohli (India/captain), Babar Azam (Pakistan), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Ben Stokes (England), Jos Buttler (England/wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Trent Boult (New Zealand), Mohammed Shami (India), Kuldeep Yadav (India)

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