To recognize the contribution of women cricketers, the BCCI for the first time, has introduced the Lifetime Achievement Award for Women.
Former captain, Ms. Shanta Rangaswamy has been nominated for the award. She led India in 12 Test matches and in 16 ODIs.
Apart from Mr. Vaman Viswanath Kumar and late Ramakant Desai have been nominated for the BCCI Special Award in recognition of their yeoman services to Indian Cricket.
Source- The Hindu