Sanga named ODI Cricketer of the Year

Kumar Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara has been crowned as ODI Cricketer of the Year – 2013 by the International Cricket Council (ICC), while Mahela Jayawardane won the Spirit of Cricket Award.

Australian skipper Michael Clarke was named as the best cricketer in the world in 2013.

On the day he won his 100th Test cap, Clarke was named the ICC’s Test Cricketer of the Year and overall winner of the Garfield Sobers Trophy for the overall outstanding performer in the voting period.

The winners:

Cricketer of the Year (Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy) – Michael Clarke (Australia)

Test Cricketer of the Year – Michael Clarke (Australia)

Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year – Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

ODI Cricketer of the Year – Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)

Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Cheteshwar Pujara (India)

Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year – Kevin O’Brien (Ireland)

Twenty20 International Performance of the Year – Umar Gul (Pakistan)

T20I Women’s Cricketer of the Year – Sarah Taylor (England)

Spirit of Cricket Award – Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

Umpire of the Year (winning the David Shepherd Trophy) – Richard Kettleborough

(Courtesy: DM Online)

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