Sangakkara nominated for ICC People's Choice Award
By Staff Writers | August 1, 2012
Kumar Sangakkara has had another prolific year with the bat. © AFP
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara has been nominated for this year's People's Choice Award.
Sangakkara joins Sachin Tendulkar, Vernon Philander, Jacques Kallis and James Anderson in the short-list of nominees picked by a panel of former players.
The former Sri Lankan captain is currently the number-one ranked Test batsman and was the recipient of the award last year.
The ICC has invited fans to vote via their Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/cricketicc/app_3...
"This is the third year of the LG People's Choice Award and it is proving to be hugely popular among fans across the globe and continues to highlight how much voting for their cricketing heroes means," ICC chief executive David Richardson said.
"This year sees the two past winners nominated again alongside three other extremely deserving candidates. I'm sure the public will choose wisely as to who will be the 2012 winner of this prestigious award at the LG ICC Awards 2012."
Voting closes at midnight (UAE time) on August 31. The winner will be announced at the LG ICC Awards in Colombo in on September 15.
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