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PCB revealed nominations for the PCB Awards 2020

PCB revealed nominations for the PCB Awards 2020

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) unveiled nominations for the PCB Awards 2020, the results of which will be announced on the PCB digital Platforms on New Year (January 01, 2021). The short-lists for 12 categories, including 10 individual categories, have been finalized by an independent panel comprising highly respected and distinguished cricket personalities. In short-listing the nominees, the independent jury did not limit itself to just player performances but also took into account various other factors, such as the opponent, impact, value, and contribution of the players in the matches and/or during the period under consideration.

Categories (With criteria):

Umpire of the Year (Period under consideration 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Ahsan Raza
  • Asif Yaqoob
  • Ghaffar Kazmi
  • Shozab Raza

Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year (Players born on or after 1 Aug 1999. Period under consideration 1 Sep 2019 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Ayesha Naseem
  • Fatima Sana
  • Najiha Alvi
  • Syeda Aroob Shah

Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year (Players born on or after 1 Aug 1999 who are yet to make international debut for Pakistan. Period under consideration 1 Sep 2019 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Mohammad Huraira
  • Mubasir Khan
  • Rohail Nazir
  • Qasim Akram

Men’s Emerging International Cricketer of the Year (International debut after 1 September 2019)

  • Haider Ali
  • Haris Rauf
  • Naseem Shah
  • Khushdil Shah

Women’s Cricketer of the Year (Period under consideration 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Aliya Riaz
  • Bismah Maroof
  • Javeria Khan
  • Muneeba Ali

Domestic Cricketer of the Year (Events under consideration HBL PSL 2020, National T20 Cup 2020 and first-class Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2020)

  • Hasan Ali
  • Kamran Ghulam
  • Saud Shakeel
  • Zahid Mahmood

Individual Performance of the Year (20 international matches played between 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Fawad Alam – 102 v New Zealand, 1st Test
  • Mohammad Hafeez – 86 not out, 52b, 4×4, 6×6 v England 3rd T20I
  • Naseem Shah – 4-26 (hat trick) v Bangladesh, 1st Test
  • Shan Masood – 156 v England, 1st Test

Spirit of Cricket (Period under consideration 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Sindh players thanking a retiring Imran Farhat for his contributions.
  • Pakistan team visiting Bangladesh dressing room after their 2-0 win in the T20I series.
  • Pakistan players congratulating Zak Crawley after his 267 in the Southampton Test.
  • Pakistan players congratulating Zimbabwe’s Elton Chigumbura on a successful career.

Corporate Achievement of the Year (Period under consideration 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • First-ever HBL PSL 2020 in Pakistan
  • Pakistan cricketers inspiring other international sides to play during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • A complete, competitive and exciting 2020-21 domestic season during the pandemic
  • South Africa and England men’s national cricket teams confirming tours to Pakistan in 2021

White-ball Cricketer of the Year (three ODIs and 12 T20Is from 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Babar Azam
  • Haris Rauf
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi

Test Cricketer of the Year (five Tests between 1 Jan 2020 and 31 Dec 2020)

  • Babar Azam
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi
  • Shan Masood

Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year (five Tests, three ODIs and 12 T20Is from 1 Jan 2020 to 31 Dec 2020)

  • Babar Azam
  • Mohammad Hafeez
  • Mohammad Rizwan
  • Shaheen Shah Afrid
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