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CEAT Awards: Virat Kohli bags International Cricketer of the Year

Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International Batsman of the Year Award, while pace sensation Trent Boult won the International Bowler of the Year Award.

Edited by: India TV Sports Desk, Mumbai [ Published on: May 28, 2018 23:14 IST ]
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Virat Kohli won the International Cricketer of the Year award.

Team India skipper Virat Kohli won the International Cricketer of the Year Award at the CEAT Cricket Ratings awards. The 29-year-old Kohli had a memorable last season with the bat.

Swashbuckler Rohit Sharma collected the award on behalf of Kohli.

India opener Shikhar Dhawan was presented the International Batsman of the Year Award, while New Zealand pace sensation Trent Boult won the International Bowler of the Year Award.

Afghanistan's leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who impressed everyone with his skills in the recently concluded Indian Premier League grabbing 21 wickets, was presented with the T20 Bowler of the Year Award.

New Zealand's swashbuckling opening batsman Colin Munro won the T20 Batsman of the Year Award.

Indian cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur, who single-handedly took the women's team to the final of the ICC Women's World Cup with her breath-taking knock of 171 not out against Australia in the semi-final, won the Outstanding Innings of the Year Award.

Mayank Agarwal, who had a dream domestic season with the bat for Karnataka, was given the Domestic Player of the Year Award.

Agarwal, who received the award at the hands of legendary batsman Dilip Vengsarkar, termed the past year as fantastic.

Eighteen-year-old Shubhman Gill, who made his mark in the U19 World Cup in Australia and the IPL while playing for the Kolkata Knight Riders, was the U19 Player of the Year.

Former Australian all-rounder and Sunrisers Hyderabad coach Tom Moody praised Gill saying he understands the game and had game awareness.

Swashbuckling West Indian batsman Chris Gayle was presented with the Popular Choice Award.

The Lifetime Achievement Award was bestowed on former India stumper Farokh Engineer.

Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar praised Engineer saying he was an outstanding wicket-keeper and a dynamic opening batsman.

Awards: 

CEAT International Cricketer of the Year- Virat Kohli ​

CEAT International Batsman of the Year- Shikhar Dhawan 

CEAT International Bowler of the Year- Trent Boult 

CEAT T20 Bowler of the Year - Rashid Khan 

CEAT T20 Batsman of the Year - Colin Munro 

CEAT Outstanding Innings of the Year - Harmanpreet Kaur 

CEAT Domestic Player of The Year - Mayank Agarwal 

CEAT U 19 Player of The Year - Shubhman Gill 

CEAT Popular Choice Award - Chris Gayle 

CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award - Farokh Engineer

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