Johannesburg: : In a glittering ceremony held at Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Team India won the prestigious ICC ODI Team of the Year Award.
More good news followed India’s way after the Champions Trophy gloom when Team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni walked away with the ODI Player of the Year award.
The Indian captain was also adjudged the best man to lead the ICC Dream World Test Team and World ODI Team.
India’s ace batsman and master blaster Sachin Tendulkar was again included in the world Test Team.
The other prominent awards were as follows:
ICC ODI Team of the Year: India
ICC ODI Player of the Year: Mahendra Singh Dhoni of India
ICC Test Player of the Year: Gautam Gambhir of India
ICC T20 Player of the Year: Tilakratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka
ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2009: Australia’s Peter Siddle
ICC Team for Spirit of Cricket Award: New Zealand
ICC Umpire of the Year: Aleem Dar of Pakistan
ICC Associate Player of the Year: Ireland captain William Porterfield