Ravichandran Ashwin named for Dilip Sardesai Award

Ravichandran Ashwin took 22 wickets and scored 121 runs in the three Tests against West Indies AFP

New Delhi: Nov 28, 2011

Rewarding Ravichandran Ashwin for his stupendous show in the just-concluded Test series against the West Indies, the BCCI decided to bestow the Dilip Sardesai award on the off-spinner.

The 25-year-old, who was the Man-of-the-series in the three-Test series with 22 wickets, will be presented the trophy at the BCCI Annual Awards Ceremony in Chennai on December 10.

“R Ashwin will receive the Dilip Sardesai Award for being India’s best cricketer in the 2011-12 Test series against the West Indies,” a BCCI release said.

The award comprises a trophy and a cheque of Rs 5 lakh. (PTI)