Under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India lifted the 50-over World Cup on home soil back in 2011 and followed it by another 50-over heist, two years later in England.
Pakistan finished on same points with New Zealand, who finished fourth and made the semifinals but crashed out because of an inferior run-rate.
Smith is one of Kohli's fiercest rivals but the Indian skipper won the hearts of the cricket universe with his gesture at the Oval.
Kohli had also hogged the limelight last year too by clinching the Player of the Year and Test Player of the Year and ODI Player.
India is one of the top cricketing nations of the world and the pressure associated with representing the subcontinent giants on the international stage is massive
Stokes pipped six-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton and world 200-meter champion Dina Asher-Smith
Few decisions taken by Kohli and the management had come under the scanner.
Meanwhile, Ben Stokes will feature in the upcoming Ashes 2019.
Avishka Fernando was adjudged the Player of the Match for his match-winning ton.
Rihanna studied in the same school as Windies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite.