Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara has been included in the ICC Test Team of the Year at the LG ICC Awards, held at a glittering ceremony today in Bengaluru, India.
Mahela Jayawardene who was nominated for the Twenty20 International Performance of the Year award and the LG People’s Choice Award missed out to Brendon McCullum and Sachin Tendulkar, respectively.
Angelo Mathews who was nominated for the Emerging Player of the Year award also missed out, with Steven Finn of England winning the title.
New Zealand have won this year’s Spirit of Cricket award which Sri Lanka have won twice in previous years.
Tendulkar, named as the first recipient of the inaugural LG People’s Choice Award, was also named in both the Test and ODI Teams of the Year.
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