“Syed Kirmani” to get BCCI Lifetime Performance Award
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Previous wicket-attendant batsman Syed Kirmani was on Thursday assigned during the current year’s Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award. The Awards Committee met at Cricket Center, BCCI central station Mumbai and collectively selected Kirmani for Award for 2015, as indicated by a BCCI discharge. The panel comprises of BCCI president Shashank Manohar, secretary Anurag Thakur and N Ram, proofreader The Hindu. The BCCI praises the conception century of Col.
Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, the nation’s first Test chief, by initiating an annual Lifetime Achievement Award, to respect people for their unparalleled commitment to Indian cricket, on and off the field. The Award involves a trophy, reference and check for Rs. 25 lakhs. Kirmani, who made his Test debut in 1976 against New Zealand, kept wickets against India’s acclaimed turn quartet and did the employment surprisingly well. Having begun his vocation as an understudy to Farokh Engineer, Kirmani assumed control over the obligation and added his appeal to the part in 10 years in length profession.
It was on account of his determined methodology that he scored two Test hundreds of years in the lower request. Against England in 1981–82, he didn’t surrender a solitary bye in three back to back Tests. Named the best manager in the 1983 World Cup, it was Kirmani, who imparted an unbeaten 126 runs association to Kapil Dev against Zimbabwe as the Indian skipper went ahead to enroll one of India’s most notable wins at Tunbridge Wells. Kirmani additionally gave strong backing to Sunil Gavaskar in the unbroken 143-run stand for the ninth wicket as Gavaskar made 236 not out, the then top score by an Indian against West Indies in the 6th Test at home. The Indian government granted him the Padma Shri in 1982.