ICC Awards Announced : Virat Kohli ignored from ICC Test team of 2016


Virat Kohli

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International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the awards regarding to Test and One Day Internationals. They announced the ICC Test Team and ODI Team of the 2016. Virat Kohli names as the captain of ODIs squad, but unable to make his existence on Test Team.

Kohli is now at the rank 2 batsman in ICC Test batsman ranking. He is also the leading run scorer for India. He also received the man of the series award in the recent 5 Test match series against England.

The only Indian player, who made his appearance in the Test squad is Ravichandran Ashwin. While in the ODI team Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja selected.

ICC Test Team of the Year 2016 (in batting order) is:
David Warner (Australia), Alastair Cook (England) (captain), Kane Williamson (New Zealand), Joe Root (England), Adam Voges (Australia), Jonny Bairstow (England) (wicketkeeper), Ben Stokes (England), R. Ashwin (India), Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Dale Steyn (South Africa), Steve Smith (Australia) 

ICC ODI Team of the Year 2016 (in batting order) is:
David Warner (Australia), Quinton de Kock (South Africa) (wicketkeeper), Rohit Sharma (India), Virat Kohli (India) (captain), AB de Villiers (South Africa), Jos Buttler (England), Mitchell Marsh (Australia), Ravindra Jadeja (India), Mitchell Starc (Australia), Kagiso Rabada (South Africa), Sunil Narine (West Indies), Imran Tahir (South Africa)


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