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Kumar Sangakkara is in line to win four awards at this year’s annual ICC awards ceremony to be held in Colombo on September 15.

Sangakkara has made it to the shortlist of nominations for the awards - Garfield Sobers World Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketers of the year, ODI Cricketer of the Year and People’s Choice Cricketer of the Year. He has also been named in the ICC Test Team of the year for the third consecutive time.

Sri Lanka’s Kumar Dharmasena is among the favourites to the win ICC Umpire of the Year award, while Dinesh Chandimal is in the running for the Emerging Cricketer of the Year award. Fast bowler Lasith Malinga has also been shortlisted for the ODI Cricketer of the Year while TIllekaratne Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis have been nominated for the World T20 performance of the Year. This year’s shortlist was announced this morning in Colombo by the ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson.
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  • Crazy Horse Friday, 31 August 2012 01:18 AM

    You deserve all of them and more, Sanga. Best of luck.

    peeda mossa Friday, 31 August 2012 01:48 AM

    Congratulations, Sanga. Nomination itself is an honour.

    Sheran Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:10 AM

    Way to go Sanga......

    willows Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:11 AM

    Congratulations guys, nomination is the most important thing???

    Moon_Rideradas Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:35 AM

    He is the God of cricket!!

    gdj100 Thursday, 30 August 2012 07:18 AM

    Sanga deserves the World Cricketer of the Year award!!!! All the best :-)

    Saman Friday, 31 August 2012 05:30 AM

    Hope you get the lot!

    kolla Thursday, 30 August 2012 08:13 AM

    You win or Loose we are proud of you !!

    Rikaz Thursday, 30 August 2012 08:04 AM

    All the best. But Sri Lankan cricket is going down, as our team's consistency is very much poor. this should be rectify soon.

    amore Thursday, 30 August 2012 01:50 PM

    Sanga, you have been a great example of sportmanship and have shown courage in adversity of which we are so proud of as Sri Lankans. Keep it up and you deserve this award.

    Neil Wijeratne Friday, 31 August 2012 10:25 PM

    Sanga., a cricketer., par excellence-a Gentleman of stature-a wondwerful personality in the International cricket arena-he always bring glory to his country in every way!

    Husni Saturday, 01 September 2012 01:03 AM

    One of the few gentlemen in the world of cricket who deserves this . All the best

    Lal Surain Thursday, 30 August 2012 09:40 AM

    Sanga we are proud of you. You are a decent cricketer, decent human being, real go getter, example to young genaration, example all families,

    Milanka Thursday, 30 August 2012 09:44 AM

    At least something to be proud of after the winning of the war.

    Mohamed Thursday, 30 August 2012 09:26 AM

    All the best Sanga..you will get

    Shehan Jayawardene Thursday, 30 August 2012 09:54 AM

    Well Sanga will probably win one award. Nothing more. Chandimal, Malinga , Dilshan and Ajantha Mendis will not win anything either.

    Siri Thursday, 30 August 2012 10:26 AM

    we have this much of valueble players,still we are lagging?reason is poor management of our Cricket govern.

    Nishantha Rajapaksa Thursday, 30 August 2012 10:44 AM

    hahahaha ekanam aththa macho


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