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Indian captain Virat Kohli was awarded the ICC ODI Player of the Decade. (File photo)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced the names of the winners of the Cricket Awards. Indian captain Virat Kohli was awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Mail Cricketer of the Decade (2011-2020) and ODI Player of the Decade Award. Apart from this, former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was selected for the Spirit of Cricket Award of the Decade.

Kohli scored 20,396 runs from 2011 to 2020, including Tests, ODIs and T20s. During this, he scored 66 centuries and 94 fifty. Kohli scored an average of 56.97 in 70 innings during this period. He was also involved in the 2011 World Cup winning team India. At the same time, only in ODIs Kohli scored more than 10,000 runs in this decade at an average of 61.83. During this, he hit 39 centuries and 48 fifty. He has taken 112 catches in ODIs in the last 10 years.

Also Australian Steve Smith was voted Test Player of the Decade. Smith scored 7040 runs in Test cricket between 2011 and 2020 at an average of 65.79. During this time, his average is the highest among the current top-50 batsmen of the Test. During this, he hit 26 centuries and 28 fifty.

Afghanistan was awarded the ICC Men’s T20 Cricketer of the Decade Award. He took the highest number of 89 wickets in T20s in this decade. During this time, he averaged 12.62. He took four wickets in the match 3 times and five wickets 2 times.

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was awarded the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award. Dhoni called him back on the field despite Ian Bell’s run-out during the 2011 series against England. Fans selected him for the Spirit of Cricket Award for the same gesture.

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