MUMBAI: India’s pace sensation Jasprit Bumrah is all set to receive the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award (2018-19) for being the best international cricketer at the BCCI Annual Awards.
Bumrah will also take home the Dilip Sardesai Award for most wickets taken in Test cricket during the season.
Currently ranked as the world no.1 ODI bowler, the 26-year-old had made his Test debut during India’s tour of South Africa in January 2018.
Bumrah is the only Asian bowler in history to bag five-fors in South Africa, England, Australia and West Indies.
Pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah has 62 wickets to his name in the longest format of the game while 103 scalps from 58 ODIs.
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Meanwhile, former India captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Anjum Chopra will be presented with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award and the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award for women respectively.
Poonam Yadav has been adjudged the best international cricketer among the women.
Here’s Complete list of winners:
CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award: Krishnamachari Srikkanth
BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award For Women: Anjum Chopra
BCCI Special Award: Dilip Joshi
Dilip Sardesai Award (Highest run-getter in Tests): Cheteshwar Pujara
Dilip Sardesai Award (Highest wicket-taker in Tests): Jasprit Bumrah
Highest run-getter in women’s internationals: Smriti Mandhana
Highest wicket-taker in women’s internationals: Jhulan Goswami
Polly Umrigar Award for Best International Cricketer (Men): Jasprit Bumrah