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Amla, Anderson, Clarke among ICC Cricketer of the Year nominees

Mumbai, Dec 3 : Michael Clarke has been short-listed for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year.


England's James Anderson, South Africa's Hashim Amla and Australia captain Michael Clarke have all been short-listed for the top honours

Anderson, Amla and Clarke in running for both ICC Cricketer of the Year and ICC Test Cricketer of the Year awards in TV show that will broadcast on 14 December 2013

England's James Anderson, South Africa's Hashim Amla and Australia captain Michael Clarke have all been short-listed for the top honours at this year's LG ICC Awards 2013.

The three cricketers have been short-listed for both the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Cricketer of the Year and the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year, with the awards to be announced in a TV show that will be broadcast on 14 December.

Also featuring in the short-list for the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year Award alongside Anderson, Amla and Clarke, are Dale Steyn of South Africa and the Indian duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara.

The LG ICC Awards shortlists, which were announced today in Mumbai by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson, see 12 different ICC Members represented across the categories for the top individual prizes in international cricket.

Both Sangakkara and Dhoni also feature in the short-list for the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year, which also includes the Pakistan duo of Saeed Ajmal and Misbah ul-Haq, as well as the Indian pair of Shikhar Dhawan and Ravindra Jadeja.

The Twenty20 International (T20I) Performance of the year sees Sri Lanka's Ajantha Mendis being short-listed alongside Pakistan's Umar Gul and New Zealanders Martin Guptill and Brendon McCullum.

In the short-list for the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year, last year's winner Stafanie Taylor is joined by New Zealand captain Suzie Bates, Australia's Meg Lanning, South Africa's Dane van Niekerk and the England pair of Charlotte Edwards and Anya Shrubsole.

Taylor, Bates and Lanning also feature in the short-list for the ICC Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year, along with England's Sarah Taylor and the West Indies duo of Shanel Daley and Deandra Dottin.

--ANI (Posted on 03-12-2013)

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