Virat Kohli ICC Mens ODI Cricketer of the Year 2023 :Virat Kohli has been elected ICC Men’s ODI Cricket of the Year. ICC announced this on Thursday. Kohli has been given this award for his explosive performance in ODI last year. Apart from Kohli, three more players Shubman Gill, Mohammed Shami and New Zealand batsman Daryl Mitchell were shortlisted for this award. But, Kohli won.
Master Blaster Sachin’s record was broken
Kohli had scored 1377 runs in ODIs last year. Apart from this, he took 1 wicket and also played 12 matches. At the same time, Kohli was the top scorer of the ODI World Cup. He scored at least 50 runs in 9 out of 11 innings in the World Cup. He scored 765 runs in the tournament, the most by a batsman in a single World Cup. Kohli had broken Sachin Tendulkar’s record. Sachin had scored 673 runs in the 2003 World Cup. Kohli scored runs in the ODI World Cup at an average of 95.62 and a strike rate of 90. He scored a total of 3 centuries in the tournament. This includes the century in the semi-final against New Zealand.
Became the player who scored most centuries in ODI
Kohli had created a record of 50 centuries in ODIs with his innings in the World Cup semi-finals. With this, he became the batsman who scored the most centuries in ODIs. Kohli gave his best performance in the ODI World Cup in the semi-finals against New Zealand. In that match, Kohli came in after the dismissal of Rohit Sharma and along with handling the Indian innings, he completed his 50th century in ODI cricket.
Kohli had said during the interview during the innings break that this is the stuff of dreams, Anushka was sitting there. Sachin paaji was there in the stand." If the setting changed the innings for Kohli "perfect" made. This occasion made it even more important for India.