The International Cricket Council has announced the ICC Awards 2019. Indian Team Opener Rohit Sharma has been elected as 'ODI Cricketer of the Year'. It is notable that Rohit Sharma scored a record 5 centuries during the World Cup-2019. And last year he had 7 ODI centuries in his account. He scored the highest 1490 runs in the 2019 calendar year. He achieved this feat by batting at an average of 57.30 in 28 ODIs.
One-day No.1 batsman Virat Kohli was given '2019 Spirit of Cricket Award' for his sportsmanship. During the World Cup, Virat appealed the spectators to applaud Steve Smith. Ben Stokes became the winner of the 'Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy' for 'Player of the Year'. Thanks to this dashing all-rounder, England won the World Cup for the first time. At the same time, 28-year-old Stokes had scored a strong unbeaten 135 runs in the Test and won the Ashes Series against Australia by one wicket.
Test Team of the Year (in batting order): Mayank Agarwal, Tom Latham, Marnus Labuschagne, Virat Kohli (Captain), Steve Smith, Ben Stokes, BJ Watling (wicketkeeper), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Neil Wagner, Nathan Lyon.
ODI Team of the Year (in batting order): Rohit Sharma, Shai Hope, Virat Kohli (Captain), Babar Azam, Kane Williamson, Ben Stokes, Jos Butler (wicketkeeper), Mitchell Starc, Trent Boult, Mohammed Shami, Kuldeep Yadav.
Full List of Winners:
World player of the Year: Ben Stokes
Test Cricketer of the Year 2019: Pat Cummins
ODI Cricketer of the Year 2019: Rohit Sharma
Spirit of Cricket Award 2019: Virat Kohli
2019 ICC Men's Emerging Cricketer: Marnus Labuschagne
2019 T20I Performer of the Year (6/7 against Bangladesh): Deepak Chahar
2019 Associate Cricketer of the Year: Kyle Coetzer
2019 Umpire of the Year: Richard Illingworth