Virat Kohli receives Polly Umrigar Award; Kevin Pietersen strikes emotional chord with speech on saving Test cricket

FirstCricket Staff
On a night when BCCI celebrated Indian cricketers for their outstanding achievements, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen addressed the prestigious MAK Pataudi Lecture. Pietersen spoke eloquently about the importance of Test cricket and why administrators should protect the format. BCCI

On a night when BCCI celebrated Indian cricketers for their outstanding achievements, former England batsman Kevin Pietersen addressed the prestigious MAK Pataudi Lecture. Pietersen spoke eloquently about the importance of Test cricket and why administrators should protect the format. BCCI

Indian cricket team's captain Virat Kohli received the Polly Umrigar Award for his stupendous performances in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. PTI

Indian cricket team's captain Virat Kohli received the Polly Umrigar Award for his stupendous performances in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons. PTI

Indian women's T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur bagged the best international cricketer award for the 2016-17 season. Twitter @ICC

Indian women's T20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur bagged the best international cricketer - women award for the 2016-17 season. Twitter @ICC

Best international cricketer award - women for the year 2017-18 went to Smriti Mandhana. Twitter@ICC

Best international cricketer award - women for the year 2017-18 went to Smriti Mandhana. Twitter@ICC

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