BCCI Awards for 2013-14 announced; Bhuvneshwar Kumar the best

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Bangalore, Nov 18: Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar has been chosen for the Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the Board of Control for Cricket in Indai (BCCI).

The Indian cricket board today announced the award winners for the top achievers in the 2013-14 season. Fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has won the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricketer of the season.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

"The 8th annual BCCI Awards Ceremony, to recognise and reward India's top cricketing performers in the 2013-14 season, will be held at 6:30 pm on Friday, 21 November 2014, at the Seaside Lawns, Taj Land's End, Bandra, Mumbai," the board said in a media release on Tuesday.

Vengsarkar was nominated for the award by a committee comprising of Shekhar Gupta, Senior Media personality, Shivlal Yadav, Interim President, BCCI and Sanjay Patel, Hony. Secretary, BCCI, it added.

The Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award comprises a citation, trophy and cheque for Rs. 25 Lakhs.

The BCCI Awards Ceremony has been organised prior to the Indian cricket team's departure to Australia for a Test series, the board said.

Full list of award winners


COL. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award (Citation, trophy and cheque for Rs 25 lakhs)

Dilip Vengsarkar


Polly Umrigar Award (Trophy and cheque for Rs 5 lakhs)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (263 runs, inclusive of three fifties, and 22 wickets, from 7 Tests, 17 wickets from 22 ODIs, 7 wickets from 7 T20Is)


Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in the Ranji Trophy, 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakhs)

Parvez Rasool (Jammu and Kashmir) (663 runs and 27 wickets from 9 matches)


Lala Amarnath Award for the best all-rounder in domestic limited-overs competition, 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakhs)

R Vinay Kumar (Karnataka) (113 runs and 40 wickets from 12 matches)


Madhavrao Scindia Award - Highest Scorer in the Ranji Trophy in 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakhs)

Kedar Jadhav (Maharashtra) (1223 runs in 11 matches @ 87.35, inclusive of six hundreds and 2 fifties)


Madhavrao Scindia Award - Highest wicket-taker in the Ranji Trophy in 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 2.5 lakhs)

Rishi Dhawan (Himachal Pradesh) (49 wkts @ 20.3 in 8 matches, inclusive of six 5 wickets in an innings and one 10 wicket haul in a match)


MA Chidambaram Trophy - Best Under-25 Cricketer of 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000)

Rahul Tripathi (Maharashtra) (797 runs @ 88.55 in 7 matches, inclusive of four centuries and one fifty, in the Col. C.K. Nayudu Trophy)


MA Chidambaram Trophy - Best Under-19 Cricketer of 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000)

B Anirudh (Hyderabad) (909 runs @ 82.63 in 7 matches, inclusive of three hundreds and three fifties, in the Cooch Behar Trophy)


MA Chidambaram Trophy - Best Under-16 Cricketer of 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000)

Shubham Gill (Punjab) (734 runs @ 73.4 in 7 matches, inclusive of three hundreds and two fifties, in the Vijay Merchant Trophy)

Dilip Vengsarkar


MA Chidambaram Trophy - Best Woman Cricketer (JR) of 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000)

Smriti Mandhana (Maharashtra) (821 runs @ 136.83 in 10 matches, inclusive of four hundreds and three fifties, in the under-19 inter-state women's limited-overs tournament)


Best Umpire in domestic cricket in 2013-14 (Trophy and cheque for Rs 50,000)

Anil Chaudhary


Best Overall Performance in 2013-14

Maharashtra Cricket Association - 13 points

Railway Sports Promotion Board - 13 points


About Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

The BCCI celebrated the birth centenary of Col. Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, the country's first Test captain, by instituting an annual Lifetime Achievement Award, to honour individuals for their unparalleled contribution to Indian cricket, on and off the field. The Award comprises a trophy, citation and cheque for Rs 25 lakhs

Previous Winners

  • 1994 - Lala Amarnath
  • 1995 - Syed Mushtaq Ali
  • 1996 - Capt. Vijay Hazare
  • 1997 - KN Prabhu
  • 1998 - PR Umrigar
  • 1999 - Col. Hemachandra Adhikari
  • 2000 - Subhash Gupte
  • 2001 - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
  • 2002 - Bhausaheb Nimbalkar
  • 2003 - Chandrakant Borde
  • 2004 - Bishan Singh Bedi, BS Chandrasekhar, EAS Prasanna, S Venkataraghvan
  • 2007 - Nariman Contractor
  • 2008 - Gundappa Viswanath
  • 2009 - Mohinder Amarnath
  • 2010 - Salim Durani
  • 2011 - Ajit Wadekar
  • 2012 - Sunil Gavaskar
  • 2013 - Kapil Dev

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