India’s cricketing star Sachin Tendulkar has been named Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards, held at a glittering ceremony in Bengaluru.
Tendulkar has been named as the first recipient of the inaugural LG People’s Choice Award . He has also been was named in both the Test and ODI Teams of the Year.
Virender Sehwag was named Test Player of the Year while South Africa batsman AB de Villiers was named ODI Player of the Year.
England fast bowler Steven Finn has won the ICC Emerging Player of the Year award.
Australia’s Shelley Nitschke won the Women’s Cricketer of the Year Award and Netherlands’ Ryan ten Doeschate was named the Associate and Affiliate Player of the Year.