PCB has announced its awards 2020. Babar Azam is declared as the most valuable cricket of the year 2020. M Rizwan is also names as the cricket of the year 2020 for the Test Cricket 2020. Here is complete list for PCB Awards 2020 released today. You can watch PCB Award Live Streaming live and recorded on Official YouTube Channel of PCB.
PCB Awards 2020 Live Streaming
- How Player reactions was in PCB Award 2020 Ceremony can be watch online below; PCB Awards 2020 digital show, hosted by Zainab Abbas, is available for viewing at the PCB YouTube channel
- Previous media release and performances of the nominees available here
- Urdu version of media release is attached here
- Some Of The Iconic Sports Stars From Pakistan Congratulate The Winners Of PCB Awards 2020 | PCB
Lahore, 1 January 2021: Pakistan captain Babar Azam has won the Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year 2020 today in PCB Awards Live Ceremony. He is also given the best White-ball Cricketer of the Year after averaging 110.5 and 55.2 in the ODIs and T20Is, respectively. In the four Tests, Babar scored 338 runs at 67.6.
Mohammad Rizwan, the stand-in captain for the final Test of 2020 at Mount Maunganui against New Zealand, was declared Test Cricketer of the Year. In five Tests, he aggregated302 runs, mostly in difficult situations, with four half-centuries at an average of 43.14. He also accounted for 12 batsmen behind the wickets.
Below are the category-wise winners with their reactions:
Umpire of the Year – Asif Yaqoob
Facts – Officiated in two ODIs, four T20Is, 17 HBL PSL 2020, five National T20 Cup and four Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches. Voted by the match referees and six Cricket Association captains.
Women’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Fatima Sana
Facts – Scored 145 runs and took 17 wickets in the National Women’s U19, National One-day and two National Women’s T20 Cups in the period from 1 September 2019 to 31 December 2020
Men’s Emerging Cricketer of the Year – Rohail Nazir
Facts – Scored 1,260 runs and dismissed 48 batsmen behind the wickets in the ACC U19, Emerging Asia Cup, HBL PSL 2020, Quaid-e-Azam Trophy 2019, ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2020, National T20 Cup and Pakistan Shaheens in the period from 1 September 2019 to 31 December 2020
Spirit of Cricket – Pakistan players visiting Bangladesh dressing room after their 2-0 win in T20I series. This was Bangladesh men’s cricket team’s first visit to Pakistan in over a decade.
Men’s Emerging International Cricketer of the Year – Naseem Shah
Facts – Took 20 wickets in eight Tests, including a hat-trick against Bangladesh that made him the youngest Test bowler to take three wickets in three successive deliveries.
Corporate Achievement of the Year – First-ever HBL PSL 2020 in Pakistan
Facts – 34 matches held in Karachi, Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi in two phases. From 20 February to 15 March, 30 matches were held and attended by around 600,000 spectators before the event was postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. The remaining four play-offs were held in Karachi from 14-17 November in Karachi. Karachi Kings won their maiden title when they defeated Lahore Qalandars by five wickets.
Domestic Cricketer of the Year – Kamran Ghulam
Facts – Scored 1,065 runs Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 19 innings of 10 the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy matches with four centuries and four half-centuries at an average of just under 60
Women’s Cricketer of the Year – Aliya Riaz
Facts – Scored 267 runs and took five wickets in the two National Men’s T20 Cups and the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in the period from 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
Individual Performance of the Year – Fawad Alam (102 v New Zealand, 1st Test)
White-ball Cricketer of the Year – Babar Azam
Facts – Scored 221 runs in three ODIs at 110 with one century and one half-century, and scored 276 runs in eight T20Is at 55.2 with four half-centuries
Test Cricketer of the Year – Mohammad Rizwan
Facts – Scored 302 runs in five Tests with four half-centuries at 43.14 and dismissed 12 batsmen behind the wickets
Most Valuable Cricketer of the Year – Babar Azam
Facts – Scored 338 runs in four Tests at 67.6, 221 runs in three ODIs at 110 and 276 runs in eight T20Is at 55.2