Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah will receive the BCCI’s prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for his super performance in international cricket in the 2018-19 season. The world’s No. 1 ODI bowler made his Test debut during India’s tour of South Africa in January 2018. On the other hand, leg-spinner Poonam Yadav will be given the best international cricketer (women) award.
Former India captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Anjum Chopra will be presented with the Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award and the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award for women respectively. Mayank Agarwal and Shafali Verma will receive the awards for a best international debut in men’s and women’s category.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- BCCI President: Sourav Ganguly; Headquarter of BCCI: Mumbai.