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Sangakkara nominated for ICC People’s Choice Awards

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Kumar Sangakkara
Kumar Sangakkara has been nominated for the second ICC People’s Choice Awards. ©AFP/File/DEAN TREML.

July 28, 2011 (Island Cricket): Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara has been nominated for the second ICC People’s Choice Awards by an elite panel of cricket experts headed by former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd, along with Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas, England’s Mike Gatting, South Africa’s Paul Adams and New Zealand’s Danny Morrison.

The People’s Choice Awards will allow cricket fans the unique chance to vote for international stars who have produced outstanding performances in the past year.

Along with Sangakkara, South African batsman Hashim Amla, India’s Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Chris Gayle from the West Indies and England’s Jonathan Trott have also been nominated.

"The LG ICC Awards is now a prestigious event in the cricketing calendar and we are delighted that fans will again be able to have their say on who should win one of the awards in 2011," ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat said in a statement.

Fans can vote at the following website: www.lgpeopleschoice.com.

Voting will be open until 11am GMT on 25 August with the winner will be announced on 12 September at the LG ICC Awards in London.

With inputs from an ICC media release.

© Island Cricket

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