Thisara Perera, Malinga bag most awards in Sri Lanka Cricket Awards
Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2019 ceremony was held at the Water’s Edge, Battaramulla on Tuesday where many legends and current Sri Lankan players were present.
The year 2019 is coming to an end and it’s the month of getting recognition for the athletes for giving their all for the country throughout the year. Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2019 organized the event just at the start of December and the award ceremony was held at the Water’s Edge, Battaramulla on Tuesday.
All-rounder Thisara Perera and fast bowler Lasith Malinga were the most popular names in the award ceremony. Perera named the best all-rounder of the year in the limited-overs format of the game and best T20 batsman of the year while Lasith Malinga named the best bowler of the year in both the limited-overs format.
Meanwhile, opener Kusal Perera named best ODI batsman of the year and Tes skipper Dimuth Karanuratne named best Test batsman of the year. Dhananjaya de Silva surprisingly name the best Test all-rounder and Dilruwan Perera named best Test bowler of the year.
Sri Lanka Cricket Awards 2019 Winners –
Best ODI All-rounder of the Year: Thisara Perera
Best ODI Batsman of the Year: Kusal Perera
Best ODI Bowler of the Year: Lasith Malinga
Best T20I All-rounder of the Year: Isuru Udana
Best T20I Batsman of the Year: Thisara Perera
Best T20I Bowler of the Year: Lasith Malinga
Best Test All-rounder of the Year: Dhananjaja de Silva
Best Test Batsman of the Year: Dimuth Karunaratne
Best Test Bowler of the Year: Dilruwan Perera
Emerging Cricket of the Year: Pathum Nissanka
International Umpire of the Year: Kumar Dharmasena