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Ravichadran Ashwin to receive Polly Umrigar Award at BCCI function

Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 43 wickets
Ravichandran Ashwin took 43 wickets for the period between October 1st of 2012 to September 1st of 2013 © Getty Images

New Delhi: Dec 26, 2013

 

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will receive the Polly Umrigar Award from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for being India‘s best international cricketer of the year 2012-13.
India’s best performers in the senior and the junior level cricket in a period of 12 months from 1 October 2012 to 30 September 2013, will be honoured at the BCCI’s annual Awards ceremony, to be held in Mumbai on January 11.

 

Ashwin took 43 wickets, including four five-wicket hauls and one 10-wicket haul in a match. He also scored 263 runs, including two fifties, from eight Tests. In ODIs, he took 24 wickets from 18 matches and three wickets from four T20 Internationals.

 

The Polly Umrigar Award comprises a trophy and a cheque for Rs. 5 lakhs. The award has been won in previous years by Sachin Tendulkar (2006-07 and 2009-10), Virender Sehwag (2007-08), Gautam Gambhir (2008-09), Rahul Dravid (2010-11) and Virat Kohli (2011-12).

 

Abhishek Nayar will receive the Lala Amarnath Award, for being the best all-rounder in the 2012-13 edition of the Ranji Trophy. He scored 966 runs at an average of 96.6. He hit three centuries and eight fifties, and 19 wickets at an average of 22.8, inclusive of one 5WI, from 11 matches.

 

The award comprises a trophy and a cheque for Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

 

The Mumbai Cricket Association, which Nayar represents, will collect the trophy for the Best Overall Performance in the 2012-13 season.

 

The various teams representing the MCA won the Ranji Trophy, the Under-25 C.K. Nayudu Trophy, the Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy, the Women?s Under-19 Inter-State tournament, and finished runners-up in the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy.

 

The achievers of 2012-13 apart, Rohit Sharma will receive the Dilip Sardesai Award, for being India?s best cricketer in the recent Test series against the West Indies. He scored hundreds in both Tests, and accumulated an aggregate of 288 runs. The award comprises a trophy and a cheque for Rs. 5 lakhs.

 

Three former stalwarts – R.G. (Bapu) Nadkarni, Farokh Engineer and Late Eknath Solkar will also be felicitated by the BCCI for their contribution to Indian cricket. They will receive a memento and a cheque for Rs. 15 lakhs each.

 

Other awardees:

Jiwanjot Singh Chouhan: Madhavrao Scindia Award for being higest scorer in Ranji Trophy. He scored 995 runs at 66.33 in 10 matches, inclusive of 5 hundreds and 2 fifties. He will get a trophy and a cheque for Rs. 2.5 lakhs.

 

Ishwar Pandey: Madhavrao Scindia Award for being highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy. He claimed 48 wkts at 21.06 in 8 matches, inclusive of five 5WI, and one 10WM.

 

Karn Sharma: M.A Chidambaram Trophy for being best Under-25 cricketer. He claimed 48 wickets at 15.6 in 7 matches, inclusive of four 5WI and two 10WM, in the Col. C.K.Nayudu Trophy. He will get a trophy and a cheque for Rs.50,000.

 

Axar Patel: M.A Chidambaram Trophy for being best Under-19 cricketer. He scored 830 runs at 109.2 in 7 matches, inclusive of three centuries and three fifties, in the Cooch Behar Trophy. He will get a trophy and a cheque for Rs.50,000.

 

Arman Jaffer: M.A Chidambaram Trophy for being best Under-16 cricketer. He scored 1,036 runs at 94.18 in 8 matches, inclusive of 3 centuries and 6 fifties, in the Vijay Merchant Trophy. He will get a trophy and a cheque for Rs.50,000.

 

M.D. Thirushkamini: M.A Chidambaram Trophy for being best woman Cricketer (Sr). She scored 361 runs at 120.33 in four matches, inclusive of two hundreds and two fifties, in the Senior Women’s limited-overs inter-zonal tournament. She will get a trophy and cheque for Rs. 50,000

 

C Shamshuddin: Best umpire in domestic cricket. He will get a trophy and a cheque for Rs. 50,000.

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