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Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) held its Annual Awards ceremony last night (on 8 August) in Karachi, where Hassan Ali, Babar Azam and Sarfraz Ahmed bagged the main awards at the event.
BeEducated.pk wants you to know that at the PCB annual awards ceremony, Babar Azam received the Best T20 Player of the Year (Men) award, which was presented to him by Former T20 Captain Shahid Afridi. Hassan Ali was awarded the Best ODI Cricketer of the Year award (Men), which was given to him by Shahid Afridi and Moin Khan. While award for Best T20 Player of the Year (Women) went to Javeria Khan and Best ODI Cricketer of the Year (Women) was given to Sana Mir.
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On the other hand, Sarfaraz Ahmed received the Special Outstanding Performance award from the hands of Chairman PCB Najam Sethi. Shan Masood won the Best Batsman of the Year award, Best Bowler Domestic Cricket was awarded to Aizaz Cheema, while Best Domestic Wicket Keeper award was presented to Kamran Akmal.
Best Female Batsman award went to Bismah Maroof, who replaced Sana Mir as the new Pakistani Women’s team captain last year. The Best Bowler (Female) turned out to be Diana Baig and Best Wicket Keeper (Female) award was given to Sidra Nawaz. While Blind Cricketer of the Year award was presented to Amir Ishfaq and Disabled Cricketer of Year 2018 was revealed as Nihar Alam.
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Best Emerging Cricketer of the Year (Male) was finalized as Rana Fahim and Best Emerging Female Cricketer of the Year got into the hands of Diana Baig. While various famous celebrities linked to sports and especially cricket came to attend the latest PCB awards.
However, Shoaib Malik couldn’t make it to the ceremony saying that Playing for one’s nation is an honour and the award ceremony is a good initiative to appreciate the efforts of all Pakistani cricketers. Finally keep visiting our website for more news about sports, politics, and education in Pakistan.
I’m going to miss the #PCBAwards in person but I’ll be there in spirit of course. Playing for your nation is an honor on its own and this award ceremony is an excellent initiative to recognize and appreciate the hard work cricketers put in day-in day-out #PakistanZindabad 🇵🇰— Shoaib Malik (@realshoaibmalik) 8 August 2018