BCCI Awards: Cricket is the biggest sport in India. Players work hard for years only then they are able to play for their country in cricket. BCCI honors players who play brilliant cricket for the country. Whether the player has performed well in T20 International, ODI or Test cricket. In this series, BCCI will honor the players this year also. Meanwhile, former Indian all-rounder and head coach Ravi Shastri will be honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) here on Tuesday.
India’s star batsman will get the award
India’s young batsman will be given the award for his outstanding performance in the year 2023. This player is none other than opening batsman Shubman Gill. Gill will be given the Best Cricketer Award for his performance in 2023. During these 12 months, he became the fastest player to score two thousand runs in ODIs and also scored five centuries in ODIs.
The BCCI official said that Shastri was selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award while Gill will be given the Best Cricketer of the Year award. BCCI Awards were organized for the first time in the year 2019. After that, this is the second time that the BCCI Awards is being organized. Players from both India and England teams are expected to be present in this event before the first Test starting here from Thursday.
How has Shastri’s career been?
Shastri represented India in 80 Tests and 150 ODIs. After retirement, he made his mark as a commentator. Shastri was the coach of Team India twice. He joined the national team as team director from 2014 to 2016 and then took on the role of head coach under the captaincy of Virat Kohli from 2017 to the T20 World Cup in 2021. During his tenure as coach, India won two consecutive Test series in Australia. However, the team could not win any ICC tournament. With Shastri as the coach, India reached the final of the World Test Championship but lost to New Zealand. India also reached the semi-finals of the ODI World Cup in 2019.
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