Having won the last match in Mumbai, the Indian team made the end of the year on a happy note. The Indian team played 53 matches in all three formats of 2017, winning 37 out of them, while 12 defeats had to face. There were no results of 4 matches. 2017 is the golden age of Indian cricket. This year, the Indian team’s victory percentage has risen to 70%.
India has remained a part of the 14 series in the year. All the players from the team played according to their status. But the performance of some players in the team was noteworthy. Today we will review the performance of the top five Indian cricketers this year.
India’s Virat Kohli leads the team to the top position in test cricket. On the second place in ODIs and T20s, This year, Virat Kohli has scored runs like a marathon. Virat Kohli smashed 11 centuries and ten half centuries during the year. This includes three double centuries. In all three formats Virat Kohli has scored 2818 runs from 46 matches. In 10 Tests 1059, 26 One-Day 1460 runs and 10 Twenty20s, 299 runs. Kohli’s current average of 50.53 is an acknowledgment of his skill.
After a long time, Rohit, who had the opportunity to play Test cricket, made an impression all the way. He scored one century and two fifties in three innings. In addition, playing many exciting and cricket flicks, he has set himself in the last eleven for the forthcoming Africa tour. Rohit Sharma played in 21 one-day games in the year 2017. He scored 1293 runs with six centuries and five half-centuries. The 208-run unbeaten innings in the match against Shri Lanka was inevitable.
Because of the excessive tours, the selectors selected Ashwin and Jadeja in the Test team. In 2017, Ashwin played 11 Tests for which he took 54 wickets. At this time, six wickets for 41 runs is Ashwin’s best figure. Ashwin got disappointed with the bat, but he was wonderful in bowling. He once again proved that he is actually the best spinner in the world.
Bumrah’s performance in the year 2017 has been excellent. In ODIs, Bumrah has taken 39 wickets. Five for 37 runs have been his best. Bumrah has 12 wickets in 10 T20s that he played in 2017. Jasprit Bumrah, a specialist in limited-overs cricket, has been included among the 17 Indian players in the Test squad as the fifth fast bowler for South Africa tour.
All-rounder Hardik Pandya has been the name which is the talk of the World. Because of his bowling and batting performance, he is compared to the great cricketer, Kapil Dev. This young player has the skills to hit fours and six over any ground in the world. He has got enough strength to be the match finisher. In the series against Australia in 2017, Hardik easily won the title of ‘Man of the series’.