KARACHI: Pace bowlers Mohammad Abbas and Hasan Ali were awarded the best Test player of the year (men) and the best One-day International player of the year (men) while the award for the best emerging player went to all-rounder Faheem Ashraf at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s annual award ceremony here on Wednesday.
The PCB staged the glittering ceremony in collaboration with Titans Autographs and Memorabilia at a local hotel where the awards were presented to the players and officials in the presence of the sports personalities, former cricketers and present cricketers, media and the PCB’s senior officials.
Sarfraz Ahmed, captain of the national team in all formats, was given the Imtiaz Ahmed ‘Spirit of the Cricket’award along with a cash purse of one million rupees while Fakhar Zaman was presented a ‘special award for outstanding performance’ for becoming the player to score the fastest 1000 runs in ODI cricket and the first double century for Pakistan in the same format. He was also given a cash award of Rs 2.5 million.
List of other awards for the year 2017-2018 is as follows:
- Best Test Player of the Year (Men): Mohammad Abbas, bowler (27 Wickets), Rs 0.6 million
- Best ODI Player of the Year (Men): Hasan Ali, bowler (33 Wickets), Rs. 0.6 million
- Best ODI Player (Women): Sana Mir (259 runs & 21 wickets), Rs. 0.6 million
- Best T20 Player of the Year (Men): Babar Azam, batsman (489 runs), Rs. 0.6 million
- Best T20 Player (Women): Javeria Khan, batswoman (173 runs), Rs. 0.6 million
- Best emerging player (Men): Faheem Ashraf, Rs. 0.6 million
- Best batsman domestic (Men): Shan Masood, (1857 runs), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Batswoman domestic (Women): Javeria Khan (356 runs), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Bowler Domestic (Men): Aizaz Cheema (78 wickets), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Bowler Domestic (Women): Diana Baig (18 wickets), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Wicketkeeper Domestic (Men): Kamran Akmal (54 victims), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Wicket Keeper (Women): Sidra Nawaz (27 victims), Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Player of the Year (Blind): Amir Ishfaq, Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Player of the Year (Deaf & Dumb): Muhammad Naveed Qamar, Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Player of the Year (Disable): Nihaar Alam, Rs. 0.5 million
- Best Umpire of the Year: Muhammad Asif Yaqoob, Rs. 0.3 million
- Best Coach of Year: Sajjad Akber (LCCA), Rs. 0.3 million
- Best Referee of the Year: Mohammad Anees (Lahore) Rs. 0.3 million
- Best Scorer of the Year: Azhar Hussain (Lahore) Rs. 0.2 million
- Best Curator of the Year: Riaz Ahmed (Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium), Rs. 0.2 million