Ravichandran Ashwin has been awarded the International Cricketer of the Year while Shubhman Gill won the Young player of the year award at the CEAT Cricket Rating International awards 2017. The award was presented by former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar at the Cricket Club of India.
Ashwin was central to India’s domination during the successful home season, where India won 10 of their 13 Tests played against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, and Australia. The Tamil Nadu offie has picked up 99 wickets in last 12 months and was the deserving winner of the coveted recognition.
Ashwin received the award from Sunil Gavaskar and Harsh Goenka, Chairman of RPG Enterprises, at a function held at the Cricket Club of India in Mumbai.
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