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Sangakkara in running for both ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer the Year

ICC Awards 2012
ICC Awards 2012

ICC Awards 2012…

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara,South Africa’s Hashim Amla and Vernon Philander, Australia’s Michael Clarke  are in the running for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award for 2012.
The ICC announced the shortlists for the annual awards on Thursday, and
the winners will be announced at a function ahead of the World Twenty20, on September 15, in Colombo,Sri Lanka. 

The four cricketers have also been nominated for ICC Test Cricketer of
the Year, while Lasith Malinga, MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli join Sangakkara
as the contenders for ODI Cricketer of the year.

The nominees were picked off the ICC’s longlists, via voting by an
academy of 32 people consisting of former players, members of the media,
and representatives of the ICC’s panel of umpires and match referees.
The players were picked based on their performance between August 4,
2011, and August 6, 2012. 

List of nominees for ICC awards 2012
  • ICC Cricketer of the Year: Hashim Amla, Michael Clarke, Vernon Philander, Kumar Sangakkara 
  • ICC Test Cricketer of the Year: Hashim Amla, Michael Clarke, Vernon Philander, Kumar Sangakkara 
  • ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year: MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli, Lasith Malinga, Kumar Sangakkara 
  • ICC T20 Performance of the Year: Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chris Gayle, Richard Levi, Ajantha Mendis 
  • ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year: Lydia Greenway (Eng), Anisa Mohammed (WI), Sarah Taylor (Eng), Stafanie Taylor (WI) 
  • ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year: Alyssa Healy (Aus), Lisa Sthalekar (Aus), Sarah Taylor (Eng), Stafanie Taylor (WI) 
  • ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year: Doug Bracewell, Dinesh Chandimal, Sunil Narine, James Pattinson 
  • ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year: Kevin O’Brien, George Dockrell, Ed Joyce, Paul Stirling (all four Ireland), Dawlat Zadran (Afg) 
  • ICC Umpire of the Year: Billy Bowden, Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Richard Kettleborough, Simon Taufel, Rodney Tucker 
  • ICC Spirit of Cricket: Mohammad Hafeez, Jacques Kallis, Daniel Vettori, AB de Villiers 
  • People’s Choice Award: James Anderson, Jacques Kallis, Vernon Philander, Kumar Sangakkara, Sachin Tendulkar

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