|R Ashwin won the ICC Cricketer of the year, and ICC Test Cricketer of the year.|
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the list of winners for 2016 ICC awards. Indian offspinner R Ashwin wins the ICC Cricketer of the Year and the Test Cricketer of the Year along with Sir Garifield Sobers Trophy. Ashwin is the third Indian, after Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, to win the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the Year.
Overall since september 2015, he scored 336 runs and picked 48 wickets in eight tests along with 27 wickets in 19 T20s. In the year 2016, he picked 72 wickets in 12 Tests and became second fastest bowler to pick 200 wickets.
The ICC has announced the awards for several categories. South African wicketkeeper, batsman Quinton De Kock was named ODI Player of the Year with 793 runs in 16 ODIs during September 2015 to september 2016.
|Quinton De Kock, ICC ODI cricketer of the year|
Bangladesh Pacer, Mustafizur Rahman is named as Emerging Cricketer of the year 2016.
|Mustafizur Rahman, ICC Emerging Cricketer of the year 2016|
England’s Alastair Cook is named as captian of ICC Test Team of the year. The ICC Test Team of the year 2016 has featured the players David Warner, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc from Australia, R Ashwin from India, Kane Williamson from New Zealand, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow(wicket keeper), Ben Stokes from England, Rangana Herath from Sri Lanka and Dale Steyn from South Africa.
|ICC Test Team of the year 2016|
India’s Virat Kohli has been named the captain of ICC ODI team of the Year. The ICC ODI Team of the year features Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja from India. The rest of the team includes Quinton de Kock, David Warner, Jos Buttler, AB de Villiers, Mitchell Marsh, Kagiso Rabada, Mitchell Starc and Sunil Narine. Imran Tahir has been named the 12th man for the ICC ODI team of the Year.
The Complete list of ICC Awards 2016:
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year- R Ashwin
- ICC Test Cricketer of the Year- R Ashwin
- ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year- Suzie Bates
- ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year- Quinton de Kock
- ICC Men’s Twenty20 International Performance of the Year- Carlos Brathwait
- ICC Women’s Twenty20 International Cricketer of the Year- Suzie Bates
- ICC Spirit of Cricket Award- Misbah-ul-Haq
- David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year- Marais Erasmus
- ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year- Mustafizur Rahman
- ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year- Mohammad Shahzad