Virat Kohli has been named captain of Cricket Australia's ODI Team of the Year

Virat Kohli has been named captain of Cricket Australia's ODI Team of the Year
By: Author
28 December 2016

India's Test captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday kept on winning awards for his record-softening keep running up 2016. The star batsman was named skipper of Cricket Australia's ODI group of the year which likewise included pacer Jasprit Bumrah. 

Kohli, who was voted as captain of ICC's ODI group of the year a week ago, was chosen over Australia's own special Steve Smith. 

"India's captain played just 10 ODI coordinates in 2016, yet he again underlined his status as one of the best in the 50-over organization," CA said in an announcement. 

"The privilege hander scored at least 45 in eight of his 10 innings for the year, indenting consecutive hundreds of years in a run devour against Australia in January and afterward a wonderful 154 (not out) in an effective quest for 289 against New Zealand, the greater part of his group's aggregate. 

"He now midpoints a mind blowing 90.10 in 59 effective run pursues for India, and has been out in the center for the triumphant keeps running on 20 events," it included. 

CA said Bumrah was chosen in the side because of his reliable execution. 

"India's irregular paceman Jasprit Bumrah was an emerge in 2016, his first year as a worldwide player. 

"While nine of his 17 wickets for the year came against Zimbabwe, it was his capacity to continue scoring to a base that awed us the most; he surrendered more than 40 keeps running in an innings just once all year and his exceptional economy rate of 3.63 is effortlessly the best on the planet for 2016," the CA expressed. 

Cricket Australia's ODI Team of Year: Virat Kohli (India, captain), David Warner (Australia), Quinton de Kock (wk) (South Africa), Steve Smith (Australia), Babar Azam (Pakistan), Mitchell Marsh (Australia), Jos Buttler (England), Jasprit Bumrah (India), Imran Tahir (South Africa).

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