Polly Umrigar Award goes to Virat Kohli – BCCI

Virat kohli gets the Polly Umrigar award from BCCI, one of the most prestigious awards in the Cricketing world. BCCI on Tuesday awarded Polly Umrigar award to the young Indian Cricket Captain for his remarkable performance in 2016 – 17 and 2017- 18. The award, given in the Annual BCCI awards Ceremony held in Bengaluru, India, was presented by the India coach, Ravi Shastri.

 
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During the 2016-17 season Kohli scored 1332 runs in 13 games with an average of 74. Talking about the limited overs format, Virat made 1516 runs in 27 games with an average of 84.22. During 2017-18 season, Kohli scored 896 runs with an average of 89.6 in six Test matches. His average in ODIs was 75.

 
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His wife Anushka Sharma was also present in the cermony and got a lot of limelight. Virat mentioned her in his acceptance speech saying “My wife is here so makes it more special”.

 

BCCI on Twitter appreciated Virat Kohli :

 

POLLY UMRIGAR AWARD for 2016-17 season goes to #TeamIndia Skipper @imVkohli at #NAMAN.#BCCIAwards pic.twitter.com/fkPZiE07uL

 

— BCCI (@BCCI) June 12, 2018

The Skipper also receives the Polly Umrigar Award for his stupendous performances in the 2017-18 season too.#NAMAN #BCCIAwardspic.twitter.com/asGanKJjd9

 

— BCCI (@BCCI) June 12, 2018

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Here’s the list of other BCCI award winners for 2016-17

 

Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award – Pankaj Roy
BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award For Women – Diana Edulji (Declined)
BCCI Special Award – Abbas Ali Baig and Naren Tamhane
Polly Umrigar Award – Virat Kohli
Best International Cricketer – Women – Harmanpreet Kaur

 

Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy – N Thakur Tilak
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy – Rohit Dattatraya
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Best Woman Cricketer (Sr Domestic) – Punam Raut
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Best Woman Cricketer (Jr Domestic) – Jemimah Rodrigues
Lala Amarnath Award For The Best All-rounder In The Ranji Trophy – Parvez Rasool
Lala Amarnath Award For The Best All-rounder In Domestic Limited-overs Competitions – Krunal Pandya

Madhavrao Scindia Award – Highest Scorer In The Ranji Trophy – Priyank K Panchal
Madhavrao Scindia Award – Highest Wicket-taker In The Ranji Trophy – Shahbaz Nadeem

 

MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-23) Col C K Nayudu Trophy – Ekant C Sen
MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-23) Col C K Nayudu Trophy – Karan Kaila
MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy – Jonty Sidhu
MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy – Rahul Singh

Best Umpire In Domestic Cricket – Anil Dandekar
Best Performance In BCCI Domestic Tournaments – Cricket Association of Bengal

Here’s the list of other BCCI award winners for 2017-18

Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award – Anshuman Gaekwad

BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award For Women – Sudha Shah

BCCI Special Award – Budhi Kunderan

Polly Umrigar Award – Virat Kohli

Best International Cricketer – Women – Smriti Mandhana

Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy – K Nithish Kumar Reddy

Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy – Reshu Raj

Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Best Woman Cricketer (Sr Domestic) – Deepti Sharma

Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy – Best Woman Cricketer (Jr Domestic) – Jemimah Rodrigues

Madhavrao Scindia Award – Highest Scorer In The Ranji Trophy – Mayank Agarwal

Madhavrao Scindia Award – Highest Wicket-taker In The Ranji Trophy – Jalaj Saxena

Lala Amarnath Award For The Best All-rounder In The Ranji Trophy –Jalaj Saxena

Lala Amarnath Award For The Best All-rounder In Domestic Limited-overs Competitions – Diwesh Pathani

MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-23) Col C K Nayudu Trophy – Aryaman Birla

MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-23) Col C K Nayudu Trophy – Tejas Baroka

MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Scorer In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy – Y V Rathod

MA Chidambaram Trophy – Highest Wicket-taker In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy – Ayush S Jamwal

Best Umpire In Domestic Cricket – Yeshwant Barde

Best Performance In BCCI Domestic Tournaments – Delhi & District CA

 
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