Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only Indian in the running for cricket’s highest Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricketer of the Year.
Dhoni along with Hashim Amla (South Africa), James Anderson (England), Michael Clarke (Australia), Alastair Cook (England) and Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) was named Tuesday in the short-list for nominees for the prestigious award.
This and other awards will be announced in a TV show that will be broadcast Dec 14.
Dhoni also features among the nominees for the ODI Player of the Year along with compatriots Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja.
India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and batsman Cheteshwar Pujara are in running for the ICC Test Player of the Year award.
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