[caption id="attachment_700396" align="alignnone" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-700396" alt="Virat Kohli AFP" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Virat-Kohli10-1.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Virat Kohli AFP[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/virat-kohli">Virat Kohli</a> has been named Wisden s Men s Cricketer of the Year for 2017. This is the second-time running that Kohli has been honoured with this award. In the last year, Kohli scored 2,818 across format playing for <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/india">India</a>. Speaking about Kohli, Wisden s editor Lawrence Booth said: Three of his five Test hundreds were doubles, and the other two unbeaten, and his 1,460 one-day international runs were unsurpassed. <p></p> <p></p>India Women s captain <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Mithali-Raj">Mithali Raj</a> was honoured with Women s Cricketer of the Year award. She managed to become the leading run-scorer in Women s ODIs in the year gone by. Speaking about her, Booth said: Mithali Raj made it an Indian double after she was named the Leading Woman Cricketer in the World. In the course of captaining her country to within a whisker of the World Cup title, she became the leading run-scorer in the history of women s one-day internationals, and completed her seventh successive half-century, another record. <p></p> <p></p>West Indies batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/shai-hope/">Shai Hope</a>, Essex bowler Jamie Porter and three England Women players <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/Heather-Knight">Heather Knight</a>, Natalie Sciver and Anya Shrubsole have been named Wisden s Cricketers of the Year in 2018.