This Batter to Win BCCI’s Cricketer of The Year Award: Report

This Batter to Win BCCI’s Cricketer of The Year Award: On Tuesday, Ravi Shastri, the former head coach and all-rounder for India, will be awarded the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award. After a remarkable year in which he became the youngest player to reach the 2000 run milestone in One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and amassed five hundreds in the format, Shubman Gill will be given the Cricketer of the Year title.

“He (Shastri) has been chosen for the honour while Gill will be awarded the cricketer of the year,” according to a BCCI official. Before the first Test starts on Thursday, the India and England teams are likely to attend the BCCI awards, which are being staged for the first time since 2019.

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Shastri, 61, played in 150 ODIs and 80 Test matches for India. He established himself in the broadcasting industry after retiring.

He also donned the coaching hat twice for the national team, first as a team director from 2014 to 2016 before returning to the team as head coach with captain Virat Kohli until the T20 World Cup in 2021.

The victories in back-to-back Test series in Australia were the high point of his career. Nevertheless, throughout Shastri and Kohli’s leadership, India was unable to win an ICC championship.

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During Shastri’s reign, India also made it to the World Tennis Championship final, although they lost to New Zealand there. India advanced to the ODI World Cup semifinals in 2019. Shastri expressed his immense pride in the squad during his farewell ceremony in the United Arab Emirates in 2021.

“The quality of cricket this team has played over the last five years across all formats, the performances are there for everyone to see. When you perform in that fashion, when you go across the globe, across all formats and beat teams, then you know you’re part of one great cricket team,” he had said.

“I’m not saying a great cricket team, India – I’m saying one of the great cricket teams in the history of the game, because if you look at those kind of performances, they don’t happen often.”

Shubham Mandal

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