Pakistan Cricket Board held a lavish award ceremony last night to recognize the efforts the Pakistani cricket players who have worked really hard for the national team in the past few years.
The ceremony was a star-studded affair with nearly every popular cricketer present to witness the ceremony.
Complete list of winners from last night
While both senior and junior players of the Pakistani cricket team were present, the awards were mostly taken by the newcomers in the sport. The winners were given an award and a cash prize.
Along with the players, PCB also honored the referees, umpires, coaches, and other members of the game.
- 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
Along with these players, captain Sarfraz Ahmed was awarded the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit Award with an RS.1million cash prize.
PCB Auction for Edhi Foundation
The award ceremony also served as a stage to raise money for Edhi Foundation. Bats, gloves, kit from champions trophy and more were auctioned for the cause. Here are all the items auctioned last night.
- Shoaib Malik’s bat – PKR 160,000
- Sarfaraz Ahmed’s glove – PKR 600,000
- Shahid Afridi’s bat – PKR 1 million
- World XI Auction bat – PKR 400,000
- Champions Trophy shirt – PKR 500,000
- Fakhar Zaman’s bat – PKR 700,000
- Inzamam-ul-Haq’s bat – PKR 650,000.