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Saturday, December 10, 2011

BCCI Award: Dravid Best Cricketer For 2010-2011


Chennai: BCCI award ceremony for season 2010-2011.
BCCI annual awards were given on Saturday to a host of cricketers who excelled in 2010-11 season.

Rahul Dravid, who scored 1285, runs from 15 Tests at 53 during the year, acknowledged by the Polly Umrigar award for the best cricketer.
And former skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led India to victory against the West Indies and England in 1971, received the Col CK Nayudu award for lifetime achievement.



Check the full list of Awards given (For 2010-11 season) :
Best Overall Performance: Railway Sports Promotion Board and Delhi and District Cricket Association.
Best Umpire in domestic cricket: S Ravi
MA Chidambaram Trophy: Best U-16 cricketer: Vijay Zol (Maharashtra).
Under-19: Avi Barot (Gujarat).
Under-22: Suryakumar Yadav (Mumbai).
Best woman cricketer (Senior): Jhulan Goswami (Bengal).
Best woman cricketer (Junior): Mona Meshram (Vidarbha).
Madhavrao Scindia Award for the highest scorer in Ranji Trophy: S Badrinath (Tamil Nadu).
Madhavrao Scindia Award for the highest wicket taker in Ranji Trophy: Bhargav Bhatt (Baroda).
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all rounder in Ranji Trophy: Iqbal Abdulla (Mumbai).
Lala Amarnath Award for the best all rounder in domestic cricket: Sumit Narwal (Delhi).
Polly Umrigar award: Rahul Dravid.
Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award: Ajit Wadekar.
Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer in the 2011 series in the West Indies: Ishant Sharma.
Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer in the 2011 series against the West Indies: R Ashwin.

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