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Kohli star attraction at BCCI awards function

Press Trust of India  |  Bengaluru 

He is not a part of the historic one-off Test match against but was the star attraction at the BCCI Annual Awards function today as he received the prestigious Trophy (of the Year) award for two consecutive seasons.

The Indian skipper, who has been in prolific form, received the award for his stupendous performance during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. He is currently undergoing rehabilitation for a neck injury sustained during the IPL, which ruled him out of his much debated County assignment for

Kohli is expected to appear for a fitness test at the NCA on June 15.

The Awards function was also attended by the national team which will take on in their first ever Test match, starting Thursday. Former England Kevin Pietersen, who delivered the key note address for the MAK Pataudi Memorial lecture, was also present.

It was an evening in which the past and the current generation of Indian cricketers came together under one roof. and received

The domestic cricketers got their due recognition as Jalaj Saxena, Parvez Rasool, Krunal Pandya were all feted for their consistent domestic performances. Jalaj and Rasool were adjudged Best All Rounders' in while Krunal was rewarded for his performance in the Hazare one-day championship.

However, Krunal did not turn up to receive the award as he is on national duty with the A team.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 20:00 IST
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