The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the Awards for 2018-19. Virat Kohli got Sir Garfield Sobers Award for Men's Cricketer of the Year. He was selected for the first time Test Cricketer of the Year. He became the ODI Cricketer of the Year for the second consecutive year. Kohli is the first cricketer to win the ICC's three Individual Awards together. He was also chosen as the captain of the ICC Test and ODI team.
After being selected for the award, Kohli said, "This is the result of hard work done in the calendar year. Getting ICC recognition from the globally is something which you feel proud of, because many players in this game It's a proud moment for me, it gives you the inspiration to repeat the old performance. "
Kohli and Jaspreet Bumrah have been given the place in both Tests and ODIs. At the same time, Rishabh Pant was included in the Test team as a wicket-keeper. He also won the ICC Men Emerging Cricketer of the Year Award. Opener Rohit Sharma and Chinaman spinner Kuldeep Yadav were taken in the ODI team.