Steve Smith, AB de Villiers Bag Top Honors at 2015 ICC Awards

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 | 0


With the competitive international season done and dusted for the year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) honored the top performers in the period of September 18, 2014 to September 13, 2015.

Australia’s Test captain, Steve Smith, was named the ICC Cricketer of the Year for his incredible batting display throughout the season. The 26-year-old amassed 1734 runs in 25 matches at a whopping average of over 82 during the period.

AB de Villiers, the ODI captain of South Africa, was named the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year for the third time in his career. Known for his aggressive on-field approach, the maverick batsman scored 2 centuries in his aggregate of 1265 runs in the 50-over format.

Other Winners…

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year: Josh Hazlewood (AUS)

CC T20I Performance of the Year: Faf du Plessis (SA)

ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year: Meg Lanning (AUS)

ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year: Stefanie Taylor (WI)

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year: Khurram Khan (UAE)

ICC Spirit of Cricket: Brendon McCullum (NZ)

ICC Umpire of the Year: Richard Kettleborough


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