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ICC declares Virat Kohli as player of the month for October

In October, Kohli played four T20 matches and scored 205 runs.
06:32 PM Nov 07, 2022 IST | APN Live
icc declares virat kohli as player of the month for october

Indain cricketer Virat Kohli has been chosen by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the Player of the Month for October. Kohli is in excellent form in the ongoing T20 World Cup in Australia. He has played 5 matches and scored 246 runs at an average of 123. The strike rate has been 138.98. Virat is the highest run scorer in this mega tournament.


In October, Kohli played four T20 matches and scored 205 runs. During this he scored 2 fifties and his average was 205.

Historic innings against Pakistan

In their first match of the World Cup, team India defeated Pakistan by 4 wickets. In this match, Kohli played an unbeaten innings of 82 runs. He handled Team India, who lost 4 wickets for 31 runs. 113-run partnership with Hardik Pandya. When 16 runs were needed in the last over, it was Kohli who showed the team the way to victory by hitting a six off the no ball. He was adjudged player of the match.


In this match, KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, Axar Patel, Hardik Pandya, Dinesh Karthik and Ravichandran Ashwin together scored 67 runs. On the other hand, 82 runs came off Virat’s bat alone. Even more important, he garnered victory for the team that had reached the verge of defeat.

Scored half-centuries against Netherlands, Bangladesh

In the India-Netherlands match, Virat played an unbeaten innings of 62 runs in 44 balls. Scored 64 runs in 44 balls against Bangladesh and was not out. King Kohli was the player of the match in this match as well. It was Kohli’s innings, due to which Team India had reached a strong position.


Virat has previously been honored with many awards like ICC Cricketer of the Year, Cricketer of the Decade, ODI Cricketer of the Decade, ODI Player of the Year and Test Player of the Year.

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