Premier quick bowler Jasprit Bumrah and batswoman Smriti Mandhana are the 2 Indian names among the many 5 winners of the distinguished Wisden India Almanack Cricketer of the Yr award which was introduced on Friday.
The opposite winners from Asia are Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman, Sri Lankan batsman Dimuth Karunaratne and Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan.
The seventh version of the annual cricket publication for 2019 and 2020 additionally options Mayank Agarwal for his stellar home run resulting in a profitable Check call-up.
Mandhana is the third girl to be named ‘Cricketer of the Yr’, after Mithali Raj and Deepti Sharma.
Stalwarts Gundappa Viswanath and Lala Amarnath have been inducted into the Wisden India Corridor of Fame.
Cricket Nation: The Untold Historical past of the First All India Staff by Prashant Kidambi has been adjudged the Wisden India E-book of the Yr.
The Almanack reviewer described it as “a tribute to the sport’s Indianness” that “fantastically describes and analyses the tour (Indians in England 1911) and the politics that led as much as it”.