The announcement was made on 13th December for the LG ICC Awards 2013. The show was hosted by former Australia captain Ricky Ponting who won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy in 2006 and 2007, ICC Test Cricketer of the Year in 2006 and was appointed captain of ICC’s ODI Team of the Year in 2007, 2008 and 2010.
And this year, Australia captain Michael Clarke was announced as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and was also named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year. India captain MS Dhoni has been named the winner of the People’s Choice Award 2013 but Virat Kohli has not been nominated in any category.
The full list of winners:-
|The Name of Awards||Name of the player||Name of the Country|
|ICC Cricketer of the Year||Michael Clarke||Australia|
|ICC Test Cricketer of the Year||Michael Clarke||Australia|
|ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year||Suzie Bates||New Zealand|
|ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year||Kumar Sangakkara||Sri Lanka|
|ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year||Cheteshwar Pujara||India|
|ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year||Umar Gul||Pakistan|
|ICC T20I Women’s Cricketer of the Year||Sarah Taylor||England|
|ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year||Kevin O’Brien||Ireland|
|ICC Spirit of Cricket Award||Mahela Jayawardena||Sri Lanka|
|ICC Umpire of the Year (The David Shepherd Trophy)||Richard Kettleborough||England|
|LG People’s Choice||MS Dhoni||India|