KARACHI: Pakistani batsman Fakhar Zaman bagged the Special Award for Outstanding Performance at the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) awards held in Karachi on Wednesday night.
Zaman recently became the fastest batsman to score 1,000 runs in one-day international (ODI) history during the recently concluded series against Zimbabwe.
Captain Sarfraz Ahmed was awarded the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit Award and Rs1 million cash prize.
For bagging 27 wickets last year, Muhammad Abbas won the award for the Best Test Player, while Hasan Ali won the Best ODI Player award.
Babar Azam was awarded the Best T20I Player and Faheem Ashraf won the Best Emerging Player award.
For their performances in the domestic circuit, Shan Masood received the award for the best batsman in the domestic circuit for scoring 1,857 runs, while Aizaz Cheema was awarded the best bowler in domestic cricket for his 78 wickets.
In women’s cricket, former captain Sana Mir was awarded the Best ODI Player for her 259 runs and 21 wickets, while all-rounder Javeria Khan was awarded the Best T20I Player.
Fast bowler Diana Baig was the recipient of the Best Emerging Player and Best Bowler in the domestic circuit for her 18 wickets.
Speaking at the ceremony, PCB chairman Najam Sethi said the Pakistan cricket team has found the discipline it had been lacking.
“The team’s performance has improved due to the discipline and professionalism.”
Complete list of winners from PCB Awards 2018:
Best Test Player of the Year (Men): Mohammad Abbas, bowler (27 Wickets), Rs 0.6 million
Best ODI Player of the Year (Men): Hasan Ali, bowler (33 Wickets), Rs. 0.6 million
Best ODI Player (Women): Sana Mir (259 runs & 21 wickets), Rs. 0.6 million
Best T20 Player of the Year (Men): Babar Azam, batsman (489 runs), Rs. 0.6 million
Best T20 Player (Women): Javeria Khan, batswoman (173 runs), Rs. 0.6 million
Best emerging player (Men): Faheem Ashraf, Rs. 0.6 million
Best batsman domestic (Men): Shan Masood, (1857 runs), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Batswoman domestic (Women): Javeria Khan (356 runs), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Bowler Domestic (Men): Aizaz Cheema (78 wickets), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Bowler Domestic (Women): Diana Baig (18 wickets), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Wicketkeeper Domestic (Men): Kamran Akmal (54 victims), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Wicket Keeper (Women): Sidra Nawaz (27 victims), Rs. 0.5 million
Best Player of the Year (Blind): Amir Ishfaq, Rs. 0.5 million
Best Player of the Year (Deaf & Dumb): Muhammad Naveed Qamar, Rs. 0.5 million
Best Player of the Year (Disable): Nihaar Alam, Rs. 0.5 million
Best Umpire of the Year: Muhammad Asif Yaqoob, Rs. 0.3 million
Best Coach of Year: Sajjad Akber (LCCA), Rs. 0.3 million
Best Referee of the Year: Mohammad Anees (Lahore) Rs. 0.3 million
Best Scorer of the Year: Azhar Hussain (Lahore) Rs. 0.2 million
Best Curator of the Year: Riaz Ahmed (Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium), Rs. 0.2 million