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Gavaskar conferred with Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

Nov 22, 2012 11:03 IST

Sunil GavaskarSunil Gavaskar, the Former Captain and legendary opener of Indian Cricket Team on 21 November 2012 was conferred with BCCI’s prestigious Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award at the BCCI Annual Awards Function 2011-12. Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and V.V.S. Laxman were also felicitated at the award ceremony.  

The Lifetime Achievement Award given to Gavaskar carried a citation, trophy and a cheque for 25 lakh Rupees and he received this award from the BCCI president N. Srinivasan.

Sachin Tendulkar was honoured at the occasion with a gold-plated bat for scoring the century of centuries in international cricket. Kohli was chosen as the Best Indian International Player of the year at the award ceremony.

About Col. CK Nayudu and the Lifetime Achievement Award

Col. CK Nayudu or Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu was the first captain of Indian Cricket Team in Test Matches, and he played the first class cricket for India till 1958. The ruler of Holkar in 1923 conferred him with the honour of Colonel in Holkar’s Army at Indore.  Nayudu was appointed as the first captain of Indian team for its first test tour of England in 1932 after the previously appointed captain and vice-captain of the team, Maharaja of Porbandar and Ghanshyamsinhji of Limbdi respectively were out of the series due to health problems.

Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award is the highest-revered award for captaincy and lifetime achievement in Indian Cricket.

Awards declared and their winners

 

Award

Winner

Award Description

Col. C.k. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award

Sunil Gavaskar

Citation and cheque for 25 lakh Rupees

Polly umrigar Award

Virat Kohli

Trophy and cheque for 5 lakh Rupees

Lala Amarnath Award For Best All-Rounder In Ranji Trophy

Stuart Binny (KSCA)

Trophy and cheque for 2.5 lakh Rupees

Lala amarnath Award For Best All-Rounder In Domestic Limited Overs

Laxmi Ratan Shukla (CAB)

Trophy and cheque for 2.5 lakh Rupees

Madhavrao Scindia Award For Highest Scorer In Ranji Trophy

Robin Bist (RCA)

Trophy and cheque for 2.5 lakh Rupees

Madhavrao Scindia Award For Highest Wicket-Taker In Ranji Trophy

Ashok Dinda (CAB)

Trophy and cheque for 2.5 lakh Rupees

M.A. Chidambaram Trophy, Best Under-22 Player

Satyam Choudhary (MPCA)

Trophy and cheque for 50,000 Rupees

 

M.A. Chidambaram Trophy, Best Under-19 Player

Vijay Zol (Maharashtra CA)

Trophy and cheque for 50,000 Rupees

 

M.A. Chidambaram Trophy, Best Under-16 Player

Mohd. Saif (UPCA)

Trophy and cheque for 50,000 Rupees

 

M.A. Chidambaram Trophy, Best Woman Cricketer (Sr.)

Anagha Deshpande (Maharashtra CA)

 

Trophy and cheque for 50,000 Rupees

 

Best Umpire In Domestic Cricket

S. Ravi

Trophy and cheque for 50,000 Rupees

 

 


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