BCCI awards : BCCI Annual Awards announced for 2015-16 season
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BCCI Awards :
- The BCCI Awards are a set of annual cricket awards given by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
- BCCI awards recognise and honour the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the past year.
- The BCCI awards were first given in 2006–07.
BCCI Awards 2015-16
- The BCCI Annual Awards committee consisting N Ram, Ramachandra Guha and Diana Edulji have picked the winners for the prestigious awards 2015-16.
- Virat Kohli will become the first player to receive the Polly Umrigar Award for the third time. Kohli first received the award in 2011-12 and in 2014-15.
- R Ashwin, the No. 1 ranked bowler and allrounder by the ICC in Tests, will become the first player to receive the Dilip Sardesai Award twice under BCCI awards.
- The Mumbai Cricket Association was chosen as the State Association of the 2015-16 season for winning the Ranji Trophy, the CK Nayudu Trophy and the Women’s Plate League Group.
- The BCCI Awards function will be held in Bangalore on March 8, 2017.
Complete list of BCCI Awards 2015-16:
- CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award: Rajinder Goel, Padmakar Shivalkar
- BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award For Women: Shanta Rangaswamy
- BCCI Special Award: VV Kumar and Ramakant Desai
- Polly Umrigar Award: Virat Kohli
- Dilip Sardesai Award: R Ashwin
- Lala Amarnath Award for best allrounder in Ranji Trophy 2015-16: Jalaj Saxena (Madhya Pradesh)
- Lala Amarnath Award for best allrounder in domestic limited-overs competitions: Axar Patel (Gujarat)
- Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest scorer in Ranji Trophy 2015-16: Shreyas Iyer (Mumbai)
- Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy 2015-16: Shahbaz Nadeem (Jharkhand)
- MA Chidambaram Trophy for highest scorer in Under-23 CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16: Jay Bista (Mumbai)
- MA Chidambaram Trophy for highest wicket-taker in Under-23 CK Nayudu Trophy 2015-16: Satyajeet Bachhav (Maharashtra)
- NKP Salve Award for highest scorer in Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2015-16: Armaan Jaffer (Mumbai)
- NKP Salve Award for highest wicket-taker in Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2015-16: Ninad Rathva (Baroda)
- Raj Singh Dungarpur Award for highest scorer in Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy 2015-16: Abhishek Sharma (Punjab)
- Raj Singh Dungarpur Award for highest wicket-taker in Under-16 Vijay Merchant Trophy 2015-16: Abhishek Sharma (Punjab)
- Jagmohan Dalmiya Award for best woman cricketer (senior) of 2015-16: Mithali Raj
- Jagmohan Dalmiya Award for best woman cricketer (junior) of 2015-16: Deepti Sharma (Uttar Pradesh)
- Best Umpire in domestic cricket in 2015-16: Nitin Menon
- Best Performance in BCCI domestic tournaments in 2015-16: Mumbai Cricket Association.