Last night, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) organized its annual awards ceremony and the winners went home with lots of pride and cash prizes as well.
The awards were given by PCB Chairman, Najam Sethi, and former Pakistani captain, Shahid Afridi.
Opening batsman, Fakhar Zaman, who made headlines for his remarkable 210* recently bagged the Special Award for Outstanding Performance of the year. Zaman also became the fastest batsman to score 1,000 runs in one-day international history, which helped him earn the award.
Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was awarded the Imtiaz Ahmed Award and Rs. 1 million in cash prize. Under his captaincy, Pakistan has had tremendous success and this award appreciates all the efforts of the captain.
Making a name for himself after bagging 27 wickets in Test matches, Muhammad Abbas won the Best Test player award whereas Hasan Ali picked up the award for Best ODI player.
Babar Azam also picked up the award for being the Best T20I player while Faheem Ashraf won the Best Emerging Player award.
Speaking about the Pakistan cricket team, Najam Sethi claimed that Pakistan team has found its discipline which it had been lacking in the previous years.
The team’s performance has improved due to the discipline and professionalism.
Complete List of PCB Award 2018
|Spirit of the Cricket||Sarfraz Ahmed||–||Rs. 2.5 million|
|Outstanding Performance||Fakhar Zaman||210*||Rs. 1 million|
|Best Test Player||Mohammad Abbas||27 wickets||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best ODI Player||Hasan Ali||33 wickets||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best T20I Player||Babar Azam||489 runs||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best Emerging Player||Faheem Ashraf||–||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best Domestic Batsman||Shan Masood||1857 runs||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Domestic Bowler||Aizaz Cheema||78 wickets||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Domestic Wicketkeeper||Kamran Akmal||54 victims||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best ODI Player||Sana Mir||259 runs, 21 wickets||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best T20 Player||Javeria Khan||173 runs||Rs. 0.6 million|
|Best Domestic Batswoman||Javeria Khan||356 runs||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Domestic Bowler||Diana Baig||18 wickets||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Domestic Wicketkeeper||Sidra Nawaz||27 victims||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Player (Blind Cricket)||Amir Ishfar||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Player (Deaf & Dumb)||Muhammad Naveed Qamar||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Player (Disabled)||Nihaar Alam||Rs. 0.5 million|
|Best Umpire||M. Asif Yaqoob||Rs. 0.3 million|
|Best Coach||Sajjad Akber (LCCA)||Rs. 0.3 million|
|Best Referee||Mohammad Anees (Lahore)||Rs. 0.3 million|
|Best Scorer||Azhar Hussain (Lahore)||Rs. 0.3 million|
|Best Curator||Riaz Ahmed (Rawalpindi)||Rs. 0.2 million|