The NZ skipper has done it again winning the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal award for the second year running after an exceptional 2016/2017 season across all formats of the game.
The 2017 awards is being held at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland with Kane Williamson tipped to take tonight's big award after winning it last year.
After copping a fierce backlash, Hodge took to social media to back away from conjecture about Kohli's injury-enforced withdrawal from the deciding fourth Test against Australia.
The recent Test series won by India was dominated by questionable tactics from either side.
The rain has taken away what was set to be a thrilling match for NZ who were on the verge of claiming a famous win against a struggling South Africa.
NZ lead by seven runs with six wickets remaining in the first innings thanks to a crafty century from skipper Kane Williamson.
A patient 67-run opening stand from Latham and Raval has seen out NZ's second day in their Test decider against South Africa.
The Black Caps trail South Africa by 247 runs with 10 wickets in hand after bowling out the visitors for 314 on day two of the third Test in Hamilton.
Rain is expected to heavily impact the third and final Test with South Africa in Hamilton.