ACC SILVER JUBILEE AWARDS

A series of awards were given to cricketers past and present, administrators and an umpire during a gala ceremony in Karachi on the eve of the Asia Cup Final. They were:

Best Asian Test Batsman of the Year – Kumar Sangakarra  (Sri Lanka)

Best Asian Test Bowler of the Year – Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)

Best Asian ODI Batsman of the Year – Sachin Tendulkar (India)

Best Asian ODI Bowler of the Year – Farveez Maharoof (Sri Lanka)

Best Asian Woman Cricketer of the Year – Mithali Raj (India)

Best Emerging Asian Woman Cricketer – Nary Thapa (Nepal)

Best Emerging Asian Cricketer – Paras Khadka (Nepal)

Best Asian Umpire of the Year – Aleem Dar (Pakistan)

Lifetime Achievement Award for Administrators – Syed Ashraful Huq (Bangladesh), I.S.Bindra (India), Nur Khan (Pakistan), Gamini Dissanayake (Sri Lanka), Abdulrahman Bukhatir  (UAE)

Silver Jubilee Legends – Akram Khan (Bangladeh), Sunil Gavaskar (India), Imran Khan (Pakistan), Arjuna Ranatunga (Sri Lanka)

Filed July 10, 2008