CEAT Cricket Awards: Virat, Rohit, Root honoured
Mumbai: Indian batsman Virat Kohli has been announced as 'CEAT T20 Player of the Year' while England reliable batsman Joe Root bagged the 'CEAT International Cricketer of the Year' and 'International Batsman of the Year' awards in a function of CEAT Cricket awards here.
Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who had played some tremendous knocks in the recent past, was named as the 'Indian Cricketer of the Year'.
Indian off-spinner R.Ashwin, who proved a valuable weapon for MS Dhoni in the Asia Cup and World T20, has won the 'Ceat International bowler of the year'.
Former Indian cricketer Dilip Vengsarkar has been honoured with the 'Lifetime Achievement Award'.
Vengsarkar, who was a part of 1983 World Cup winning team, had scored 6868 runs in 116 Tests with 17 centuries.
Young talent Rishabh Pant has been named 'Young Player of the Year' after his spectacular performance in the U-19 World T20.
Here is the list of award winners-
Lifetime Achievement Award: Dilip Vengsarkar
International Cricketer of the Year: Joe Root
International Batsman of the Year: Joe Root
International Bowler of the Year: R Ashwin
Test Cricketer of the Year: Kane Williamson
ODI Cricketer of the Year: Martin Guptill
T20 Player of the Year: Virat Kohli
Indian Cricketer of the Year: Rohit Sharma
Domestic Cricketer of the Year: Shreyas Iyer
Young Player of the Year: Rishabh Pant
Special Award: Ajinkya Rahane.