India Today – Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday was presented with the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons at the annual BCCI awards in Bengaluru.

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  • Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday was presented with the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons at the annual BCCI awards in Bengaluru.
  • Kohli will walk away with a prize money of Rs 15 lakh for each season in the men’s category, while Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana, both of whom played a crucial role in India’s impressive runners-up finish at the World last year, will become maiden recipients of the awards for best international cricketer (women) for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons respectively.
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  • MADHAVRAO SCINDIA AWARD (HIGHEST WICKET-TAKER IN THE RANJI TROPHY IN 2016-17): Shahbaz Nadeem of JharkhandM.A.


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