Sachin Tendulkar frontrunner for 3 awards

Updated: 06 October 2010 07:27 IST

Master batsman Sachin Tendulkar's prolific form has gained him nominations in three major award categories at the seventh ICC awards.

Sachin Tendulkar frontrunner for 3 awards
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New Delhi:

Master batsman Sachin Tendulkar's prolific form has gained him nominations in three major award categories at the seventh ICC awards.  

He has been shortlisted for Cricketer of the Year, Test Player of Year and ODI Player of Year awards.

Defying his age, Sachin was in great touch during the assessment period - August 24 2009 to August 10 2010. He scored 1064 runs in 10 Tests, and 914 runs in 17 ODIs, including the first double-century in the history of the limited-over format.

Apart from these three categories, Tendulkar is also among the frontrunners for the People's Choice Award.

He competes against compatriot Virender Sehwag for two awards - Cricketer of the Year, Test Player of Year. His other competitors are:

Cricketer of the Year: Hashim Amla, Virender Sehwag, Graeme Swann

Test Player of the Year: Hashim Amla, Virender Sehwag, Dale Steyn

ODI Player of the Year: Ryan Harris, AB de Villiers, Shane Watson

Topics : Cricket Sachin Tendulkar Jacques Kallis
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