R Ashwin has named as the ICC Test Cricketer and ICC Cricketer of the Year 2016 :- The International Cricket Council has revealed the name of the ICC Cricketer of the year and India’s all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin has been named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the year. Ashwin has been in terrific form throughout the year both with bat and bat. R. Ashwin has a brilliantly series against Souht Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, West Indies and recently concluded England. The 30-year-old off spinner has contributed both with bat and ball throughout the series against the England and currently is the No. 1 test bowler in the world.
Meanwhile, ICC has announced the ICC Test team of the year and it only features R. Ashwin in the team. England skipper Alastair Cook has been names as the captain of the team and has three other Englishmen in the team- Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Johnny Bairstow. David Warner and Adam Voges are the two Australian in the team. It has Kagiso Rabada and Dale Steyn in the team along.
South African wicketkeeper batsman Quinton De Cock has been named as the ICC ODI cricketer of the year.Bangladesh’s Mustafizur Rahman is the ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2016.
On the other side, Virat Kohli has been named as the captain of the ICC ODI team of the year and Ravindra Jadeja is the only Indian that has been included in this list. The likes of AB De Villiers and Mitchell Starc has also included in the team.
Meanwhile, it is celebration time in India as R Ashwin has named as the ICC Cricketers of the year.
List of ICC Awards:
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 Brathwaite
· 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