Virat Kohli Clinches ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2023 Following Stellar Performance at Home World Cup



Virat Kohli was honored as the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2023 for his exceptional performance in the 50-over format. He had an exceptional year with the bat, achieving a remarkable record of runs during the home World Cup. His contributions were instrumental in India’s journey to the final, showcasing his immense talent and skill. He was also named the Player of the Tournament at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

Throughout the World Cup, Kohli displayed his batting prowess as India’s No.3. In an impressive feat, he scored at least a half-century in nine out of his eleven innings. His total runs of 765 were mind-blowing, surpassing the previous record set by Sachin Tendulkar in 2003, making him the highest-scoring individual batter in a men’s Cricket World Cup. Kohli’s performance was not only about the quantity of runs but also the quality. He finished the tournament with an astonishing average of 95.62 and a strike rate of 90.31. Among his remarkable achievements were three centuries, including a crucial one in the semi-final against New Zealand.