India's best Dravid to be feted with Umrigar award

India's best Dravid to be feted with Umrigar award

Dravid, who made four hundreds in seven Tests between June and August this year in the West Indies and England, aggregated 1,285 runs from 15 Tests at an average of 53 during the said period with six hundreds in all. He had also made two hundreds in three Tests at home against New Zealand last November.

For his brilliance on the park, the 38-year-old will receive a trophy and a cheque for Rs 5 lakh at the awards function slated to be held on December 10 in Chennai. Sachin Tendulkar had won the corresponding award last year.

List of awardees: Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award: Ajit Wadekar (trophy, citation and cheque for Rs 15 lakh).

Polly Umrigar Award for India’s best cricketer of the year: Rahul Dravid – 1285 runs from 15 Tests at 53, including six hundreds (trophy and cheque for Rs 5 lakh).

Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer in the 2011 Test series in the West Indies: Ishant Sharma – 22 wickets in three Tests at 16.8 including five wickets in an innings twice and ten wickets in a match once (trophy and cheque for Rs 5 lakh).

Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer in the 2011 Test series at home against the West Indies: To be announced (trophy and cheque for Rs 5 lakh).

Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest scorer in Ranji Trophy: S Badrinath (TN) – 922 runs in 9 matches at 131.71 including four centuries and three half-centuries (trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakh).

Madhavrao Scindia Award for highest wicket-taker in Ranji Trophy: Bhargav Bhat (Baroda) – 47 wickets in 9 matches at 21.57 including five wickets in an innings four times and ten wickets in a match once (trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakh).

Lala Amarnath Award for best all-rounder in Ranji Trophy: Iqbal Abdulla (Mumbai) – 385 runs and 27 wickets from 8 matches (trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakh).

Lala Amarnath Award for best all-rounder in domestic limited-overs tournaments: Sumit Narwal (Delhi) – 163 runs and 13 wickets from 6 matches (trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakh).

MA Chidambaram Trophy for best U-16 cricketer: Vijay Zol (Maharashtra) – 858 runs in 7 matches at 85.8 including four centuries and two half-centuries (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).

MA Chidambaram Trophy for best U-19 cricketer: Avi Barot (Gujarat) – 971 runs in 7 matches at 88.27 including four centuries and three half-centuries (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).

MA Chidambaram Trophy for best U-22 cricketer: Suryakumar Yadav (Mumbai) – 721 runs in 7 matches at 80.11 including two centuries and four half-centuries (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).

MA Chidambaram Trophy for best senior woman cricketer: Jhulan Goswami (Bengal) – 21 wickets in 8 matches at 7.62, including five wickets in an innings once (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).

MA Chidambaram Trophy for best junior woman cricketer: Mona Meshram (Vidarbha) – 623 runs in 8 matches at 103.83 including one century and five half-centuries (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).

Best umpire in domestic cricket: S Ravi (trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000).
Best overall performance in 2010-11: Railways Sports Promotion Board, Delhi and District Cricket Association.

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