India’s emerging All Rounder Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been voted as the winner of the ICC’s LG People’s Choice Award. He got more votes than Australia’s Mitchell Johnson, Sri Lanka’s Angelo Matthews, South Africa’s Dale Steyn and English women’s cricketeter Charlotte Edwards. Bhuvneshwar was very impressive in India’s tour to England where he won the hearts of people with some incredible performances. He is the third Indian after Sachin Tendulkar and MS Dhoni to win this award. He will receive the award during ICC’s award ceremony that takes place later this week.
Here is the official twitter handle of ICC which anounced the polling result.
And the Winner of the LG Peoples Choice award is Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Thanks to everyone for voting #LGICCAwards
— ICC (@ICC) November 5, 2014
Along with that, the ICC also named the nominees for all the award categories. Here are the nominees:
ICC Cricketer of the Year:
AB de Villiers, Mitchell Johnson, Angelo Mathews & Kumar Sangakkara.
ICC Test Cricketer of the Year:
Mitchell Johnson, Angelo Mathews, Kumar Sangakkara & David Warner.
ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year:
Quinton De Kock, AB De Villiers, MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli & Dale Steyn.
T20 International Performance of the Year:
Aaron Finch, Alex Hales & Rangana Herath.
Women’s T20 Cricketer of the Year:
Charlotte Edwards, Meg Lanning, Mithali Raj, & Stephanie Taylor.
Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year:
Charlotte Edwards, Mithali Raj, Sarah Taylor & Stephanie Taylor.
ICC Associate & Affiliate Cricketer:
Calum MacLeod, Preston Mommsen, Mohammad Nabi & Samiullah Shenwari.
ICC Emerging Cricket of the Year:
Corey Anderson, Gary Ballance, Jimmy Neesham & Ben Stokes.
ICC Test Team of the Year:
David Warner, Kane Williamson, Kumar Sangakkara, AB de Villiers (Wicket-Keeper), Joe Root, Angelo Matthews (Captain), Mitchell Johnson, Stuart Broad, Dale Steyn, Rangana Herath and Tim Southee.
12th man: Ross Taylor.
ICC ODI Team of the Year:
Mohammad Hafeez, Quinton de Kock, Virat Kohli, George Bailey, AB de Villiers, MS Dhoni (Captain and Wicket-Keeper), Dwayne Bravo, James Faulkner, Dale Steyn, Mohammad Shami, Ajantha Mendis.
12th man: Rohit Sharma.