India pacer Jasprit Bumrah and Poonam Yadav clinched the top honours at the BCCI Annual Awards on Sunday in Mumbai. While Bumrah, the world’s leading fast bowler, received the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award for the Best International Cricketer (Men), Poonam Yadav claimed the top prize in women’s category and won the Best International Cricketer (women) award. It was another achievement for the leg spinner who recently received the Arjuna Award.
Bumrah was also awarded with DILIP SARDESAI AWARD for taking highest wickets in Test Cricket in 2018-19 season.
Mayank Agarwal, who had a stellar season in Test cricket this year, received the Best International Debut (Men) award. Shafali Verma claimed the same prize in women’s category.
Cheteshwar Pujara, and Smriti Mandhana were also among the winners in the Award Ceremony.