The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the“BCCI Annual Awards for 2015-16” on March 1, 2017. The awards were given away at a ceremony held in Bangaluru March 8, 2017 which also marks the International Women’s Day.
- The winners for the prestigious award were decided by the BCCI Annual Awards committee consisting N Ram, Ramachandra Guha and Diana Edulji.
- Indian Skipper Virat Kohli was honored with the Polly Umrigar Award for third time. Earlier he received the award in 2011-12 and 2014-15. None of the player has ever achieved same award for three times.
- Besides, R Ashwin was awarded the Dilip Sardesia Award for the second time for his brilliant performance in test cricket in 2016. He is also the only one to be awarded twice.
- Vaman Viswanath Kumar and late Ramakant Desai were given the BCCI Special Award in recognition of their yeoman services to Indian Cricket.
|01.||Col. CK. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award||
|02.||BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award For Women|
|03.||BCCI Special Award||
Late Ramakant Desai
|04.||Polly Umrigar Award||
Dilip Sardesai Award (For India’s Best Cricketer In The West Indies Series 2016)
|06.||Lala Amarnath Award (For The Best All-Rounder In The Ranji Trophy 2015-16)||
|07.||Lala Amarnath Award (For The Best All-Rounder In Domestic Limited-Overs Competitions, 2015-16 )|
|08.||Madavrao Scindin Award (Highest Scorer In The Ranji Trophy 2015-16)||
|09.||Madavrao Scindin Award (Highest Wicket-Taker In The Ranji Trophy 2015-16)|
|10.||M.A. Chidambaram Trophy (Highest Scorer In (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16)||Jay. G. Bosta Of Mumbai|
|11.||M.A. Chidambaram Trophy (Highest Wicket-Taker In (U-23) Col. CK. Nayudu Trophy 2015-16)||
NKP Salve Award (Highest Scorer In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy In 2015-16 )
|13.||NKP Salve Award (Highest Wicket-Taker In (U-19) Cooch Behar Trophy In 2015-16)||
|14.||Raj Singh Dungarpur Award ( Highest Scorer In (U-16) Vijay Merchant Trophy In 2015-16)|
|16.||Jagmohan Dalmiyra Award (Best Woman Cricketer (Sr.) Of 2015-16)||
|17.||Jagmohan Dalmiyra Award (Best Woman Cricketer (Jr.) Of 2015-16)|
|18.||Best Umpire In Domestic Cricket In 2015-16||
|19.||Best Performance In BCCI Domestic Tournaments Of 2015-16|
About BCCI Annual Awards
The BCCI Awards are a set of annual cricket awards given by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The awards recognize and honor the best Indian international and domestic cricketers of the past year.
The first edition of the award was given in 2006–07.
President: Vinod Rai