Virat Kohli Awards and Honours

Virat Kohli Awards and Honours

Virat Kohli is one of the most decorated cricketers of all time, with a plethora of awards and honours to his name. He has been recognised for his outstanding batting performances, leadership skills, and contributions to the game of cricket.
Here is a list of Virat Kohli’s awards and honours in detail:
International Cricket Council (ICC) Awards
  • ICC Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year: 2017, 2018
  • ICC Test Player of the Year: 2018
  • ICC ODI Player of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018
  • ICC Spirit of Cricket Award: 2019
  • ICC Men’s Test Team of the Year: 2017, 2018, 2019 (captain)
  • ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Year: 2012, 2014, 2016 (captain), 2017 (captain), 2018 (captain), 2019 (captain)
  • ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Decade: 2011–2020
  • ICC Men’s Test Team of the Decade: 2011–2020 (captain)
  • ICC Men’s ODI Team of the Decade: 2011–2020
Other Awards and Honours
  • Arjuna Award: 2013
  • Padma Shri: 2017
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award: 2018
  • CNN-IBN Indian of the Year: 2017
  • ESPNcricinfo Cricketer of the Year: 2012, 2017, 2018
  • Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World: 2016, 2017, 2018
  • BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year: 2017
  • CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2017, 2018
  • Polly Umrigar Award for Best International Cricketer in India: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • CK Nayudu Trophy for Best Test Batsman of the Year: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • Madhavrao Scindia Trophy for Best ODI Batsman of the Year: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18
  • Rajeev Motwani Memorial Award for Best International Cricketer of the Year: 2011–12, 2012–13, 2016–17, 2017–18
Captaincy Achievements
  • Led India to the top of the ICC Test Rankings: 2016
  • Led India to their first-ever Test series win in Australia: 2018–19
  • Led India to the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-finals: 2019
Kohli’s awards and honours are a testament to his incredible achievements as a cricketer. He is one of the most successful batsmen of all time, and his captaincy record is also highly impressive. He is a role model for young cricketers all over the world, and his contributions to the game of cricket have been immense.

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