Indian Cricket Star Sachin Tendulkar is one of the five Cricketers shortlisted for the First ‘LG People’s Choice Award’ to be given away during the ICC Prize Distribution Function to be held in Bangalore on 6th October 2010.The ‘LG People’s Choice Award’ has been included this year for the first. The Winner of this Award will be chosen by cricket fans around the world by voting until 10th September 2010.
The other 4 Players in the list are:-
- Mike Hussey of Australia,• Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka,• Andrew Strauss of England and• A.B. de Villiers of South Africa.The nominations for the Award have been made a Five Members ICC Panel, based on innovative parameters including:-
- strength in decision-making,
- performing well under pressure and
- executing a plan to distinction.
The ICC Panel for the “LG People’s Choice Award” consist of:-
- Clive Lloyd-the Former West Indies captain and Current Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee,
- Angus Fraser of England,
- Matthew Hayden of Australia,
- Ravi Shastri of India and
- Duncan Fletcher of Zimbabwe.The above ICC Panel has requested the dedicated and passionate Cricket Fans, irrespective of where they are living, to take active part in this online voting and make their votes count for their favourite cricketer to win the Award.