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ICC awards 2012:Sri Lanka`s Kumar Sangakkara wins three awards

Sri Lankan`s Kumar Sangakkara and Dharmasena wins ICC awards 2012
Sri Lankan`s Kumar Sangakkara and
 Dharmasena wins ICC awards 2012

International Cricket Council (ICC)awards 2012...

Sri Lanka`s  Kumar Sangakkara has won three awards, including the prestigious Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year at the annual ICC awards ceremony in Colombo,Sri Lanka. Sangakkara also won the People's Choice prize, an honour he had received last year as well.
Sri Lankan umpire Kumar Dharmasena has won the David Shepherd trophy for the Umpire of the Year at the ICC Awards ceremony in Colombo,Sri Lanka. It is the first time he has won this award.
For Cricketer and Test Cricketer of the Year, Sangakkara was chosen ahead of South Africa's Hashim Amla and Vernon Philander, and Australia captain Michael Clarke.
Virat Kohli in ICC awards 2012
Virat Kohli in ICC awards 2012
Sangakkara missed out, though, on a third major gong when Virat Kohli was named ODI Cricketer of the Year, an award Sangakkara had won in 2011. During the period under consideration, Kohli played 31 ODIs and scored 1733 runs at an average of 66.65, including eight hundreds and six half-centuries.Kohli was part of India’s World Cup winning team and is now an integral part of the team set-up.
Women's cricket had two prizes for the first time, with the ICC awarding the ODI Cricketer and T20I Cricketer of the Year, instead of awarding a single honour. Last year's winner West Indies' Stafanie Taylor won the ODI gong, while England's Sarah Taylor took the T20 award.


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