CEAT Awards: Kohli, Mandhana Cricketers of the Year

Rohit Sharma has been given the CEAT Best ODI Player award while Cheteshwar Pujara got the CEAT award for the Test Cricketer of the Year

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Smriti Mandhana CEAT award

Mumbai: The CEAT International Cricket Awards for 2019 have been announced. Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli has been chosen as the International Cricketer of the Year. He was declared the best batsman of the year.

Indian women’s team opener Smriti Mandhana has been named the CEAT Woman Cricketer of the Year. Rohit Sharma has been given the CEAT Best ODI Player award while Cheteshwar Pujara got the CEAT award for the Test Cricketer of the Year.

Fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah received the CEAT International Bowler of the Year award. Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav got the CEAT Outstanding Performance of the Year award.

The 1983 World Cup winning team member Mohinder Amarnath was given the CEAT Lifetime Achievement Award. Amarnath announced on the occasion that he would donate the amount earned as a reward to the Army Welfare Fund. Former cricketers Sunil Gavaskar, Dean Jones and Saba Karim were present at the awards ceremony.

Award Player
International Cricketer of the Year Virat Kohli
Batsman of the Year Virat Kohli
Woman Cricketer of the Year Smriti Mandhana
ODI Cricketer of the Year Rohit Sharma
Test Cricketer of the Year Cheteshwar Pujara
Bowler of the Year Jaspreet Bumrah
Outstanding Performance of the Year Kuldeep Yadav
International T-20 Player of the Year Aaron Finch
International T-20 Baller of the Year Rashid Khan
Junior Cricketer of the Year Yashasvi Jaiswal
Domestic Cricketer of the Year Ashutosh Aman

The organiser of these awards in the cricket rating wing of tyre manufacturer CEAT (Cavi Elettrici e Affini Torino) fashions itself as the “world’s first cricket ratings and Awards platform”. You may get insights and analysis about cricketers from the Twitter handle seen on tip of this report. The experts on its panel are Brett Lee and Sunil Gavaskar.