BCCI Annual Awards: Cricketing talent honoured
The Board of Control for Cricket in India in it's award ceremony for the 2010-11 edition, recognised Indian talent in the sport. Most eyes were on Rahul Dravid as he received the Polly Umrigar Award.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India in it's award ceremony for the 2010-11 edition, recognised Indian talent in the sport.Rahul Dravid was the recipient of the Polly Umrigar Award.
Dravid's parents were present to collect the award on his behalf. The batsman himself was unavailable as he had left for Australia on December 8.
His parents however looked proud as they collected the trophy.
Ajit Wadekar was honoured with the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.
"I really don't know if I am worthy of this award, the BCCI's highest award," said a modest Wadekar. For someone who is remembered for his heroics against West Indies in 1971, Wadekar is quite deserving.
Dilip Sardesai Award for India's Best Cricketer in the 2011 Test series in the West Indies was presented to Ishant Sharma. He took 22 wickets from 3 Tests.
Madhavrao Scindia Award (Highest Scorer in the Ranji Trophy 2010-11) was given to S Badrinath. He is seen here batting for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL but he plays for Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy.
Bhargav Bhatt (left in the picture) was honoured with the Madhavrao Scindia Award for being the highest wicket-taker in the Ranji season of 2010-11.
Suryakumar Yadav was adjudged the best U-22 cricketer. He was given the MA Chidambaram Trophy.
Jhulan Goswami was adjudged the best woman cricketer of the year. She was presented with the MA Chidambaram Trophy.
Goswami has 135 ODI wickets from 114 matches and her Test record is almost as impressive.
Lala Amarnath Award for the Best all-rounder in the Ranji Trophy was presented to Iqbal Abdullah.
Ace India spinner R Ashwin was also present at the awards ceremony.