Great cricketers were nominated for two great awards

Sachin-SehwagGreat Cricket News: Two Indian Cricketers Sachin and Sehwag were nominated for the two great awards “Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year awards” which is going to be held on Oct 6 in Bangalore. One more cricketer name has been included in the nomination list for both awards. He is South Africa’s Hashim Amla.

While Dale Steyn of South Africa has been short-listed as the fourth player in the category of Test cricketer of the Year award, England's Graeme Swann is nominated for the Cricketer of the Year award. The final list was decided on the basis of the votes casted by the independent 25-member academy.

Meanwhile, two of Australia's victorious World Twenty20 team members - Shelley Nitschke and Ellyse Perry - alongwith West Indies' Stafanie Taylor and England's Katherine Brunt have been shortlisted for Women's Cricketer of the Year award. The Emerging Player of the Year nominees include Englishman Steven Finn, Angelo Mathews of Sri Lanka, Tim Paine of Australia and Pakistan's Umar Akmal.

The LG ICC Awards 2010 takes into account the performances of the cricket players and officials during the period of August 24, 2009 to August 10, 2010.


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