Hasan Ali wins ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award

Right-arm pacer Hasan Ali wins the International Cricket Council (ICC) Emerging Cricketer of the Year award for 2017 on Thursday.

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year
Hasan Ali

If you didn't know who @RealHa55an was before the Champions Trophy you sure do now!

He took 13 wickets in helping @TheRealPCB to glory, earning Player of the Series in the process.

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— ICC (@ICC) January 18, 2018

Hasan, who finished the year as the number one bowler in the ICC ODI rankings for bowlers, bagged the reward for his astonishing performance in 2017 Champions Trophy, where he claimed 13 wickets and players an instrumental role in team’s success.

The Men in Green’s Champions Trophy triumph, where they defeated arch-rivals India by 180 runs in the final, is being named as the moment of the year.

ICC Fans' Moment of the Year
Pakistan's #CT17 Triumph

Congratulations to @TheRealPCB for winning this inaugural award thanks to the votes of fans around the world!

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— ICC (@ICC) January 18, 2018

India captain Virat Kohli named the ODI Cricketer of the Year for his brilliant performances in the 50-over format, whereas Australia’s skipper Steve Smith, who guided his team to a thumping 4-0 win over England in the recently concluded Ashes series, was named Test Cricketer of the Year.

Afghanistan 19-year-old leg-spinner Rashid Khan, who had an outstanding year and guided his team to an emphatic win against West Indies on their home soil in a 50-over encounter, bagged the Associate Cricketer of the Year award, whereas India’s leggie’s Yuzvendra Chahal’s six for 25 against England is being named as the T20I Performance of the Year.

ICC Associate Cricketer of the Year
Rashid Khan

What a year for 19-year-old @rashidkhan_19 who took 60 wickets for @ACBofficials in 2017 – a record for an Associate player in a calendar year – and 43 in ODIs (also a record!)

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— ICC (@ICC) January 18, 2018

Former South African first-class cricketer Marais Erasmus is being named Umpire of the Year.

Two Pakistani’s — young Babar Azam and Hasan also managed to grab a spot in the Men’s ODI Team of the Year which is captained by Kohli.

ICC Men's ODI Team of the Year

@imVkohli C

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— ICC (@ICC) January 18, 2018

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