Rohit Sharma named ICC ODI cricketer of the year, Ben Stokes became cricket of the yearJanuary 15, 2020
- India opener Rohit Sharma was named the ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2019 by the International Cricket Council after his incredible run of form through the past 12 months. The 32-year-old had a memorable 2019 when he scored 10 hundreds across formats, including five in the ODI World Cup.
- England’s World Cup-winning all-rounder Ben Stokes was named the Cricketer of the Year by ICC as he made it to both the Test and ODI teams of the year.
- Australia fast bowler Pat Cummins was named the Test Player of the Year. He grabbed 59 wickets in 12 Test matches during the period and finished the year as the top-ranked bowler in the Test rankings.
- India captain Virat Kohli was named in the both the ODI and Test teams of the year as ICC announced its annual awards.
Kohliwas named captain of both teams. He also won the Spirit of Cricket award for stopping fans from booing Australia’s Steve Smith during their World Cup match at the Oval.