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BCCI Awards 2020: Pacer Jasprit Bumrah wins Polly Umrigar Award

Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah had an eventful night at the BCCI Annual Awards in Mumbai on 12th January 2020. Bumrah won the highest prize of the Indian Cricket – the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the best international cricketer (2018-19) alongwith Dilip Sardesai Award for the highest wickets in Test cricket for 2018-19 season. Bumrah recently became the leading wicket-taker in the T20Is for India after bagging his 53rd wicket during the final T20Is against Sri Lanka on 10 January 2020 at Pune. He is currently ranked as the World No.1 bowler in the ICC ODI Men’s rankings.  

Leg spinner Poonam Yadav claimed the top prize in the women’s category and was awarded the best international cricketer (women). Poonam Yadav was earlier awarded the famous Arjuna Award for her achievements in the cricket world with the National Women’s team. 15-years old star women cricketer Shafali Verma was honoured with the best international debutant and best woman cricketer in the junior domestic cricket category. 

Winners of BCCI Awards 2018-19

Award Category Winner
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
Best International Cricketer (Women) Poonam Yadav
Best International debut (Men) Mayank Agarwal
Best International debut (Women) Shafali Verma
Lala Amarnath Award for Best all-rounder in Ranji Trophy Shivam Dube
Lala Amarnath Award for Best all-rounder in Domestic Limited Overs competition Nitish Rana
Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest run getter in Ranji Trophy Milind Kumar
Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest wicket taker in Ranji Trophy Ashutosh Aman 
MA Chidambaram Trophy for Highest Run Getter in CK Nayudu Trophy Manan Hingrajia
MA Chidambaram Trophy for Highest Wicket Taker in CK Nayudu Trophy Sidak Singh
MA Chidambaram Trophy for Highest Run Getter in Cooch Behar Trophy Vathsal Govind 
MA Chidambaram Trophy for Highest Wicket Taker in Cooch Behar Trophy Apurva Anand
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy for Highest Run Getter in Vijay Merchant Trophy Aryan Hooda 
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy for Highest Wicket Taker in Vijay Merchant Trophy Abhishek Yadav
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy for Best Senior Women’s Cricketer in Domestic competition Deepti Sharma
Jagmohan Dalmiya Trophy for Best Junior Women’s Cricketer in Domestic competition Shafali Verma
Best Umpire Virender Sharma
Best Performance in Domestic Tournaments Vidarbha

 

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