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Jasprit Bumrah will Receive the Polly Umrigar Award

Current context: The BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) has announced on 12th Jan 2020, that India's pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah will receive the prestigious Polly Umrigar Award.
Jasprit Bumrah will Receive the Polly Umrigar Award

  • The award is given to Jasprit Bumrah for his super performance in international cricket in the 2018-19 season.
  • He is the world's No. 1 ODI bowler and picked up a five-wicket haul in South Africa, England, Australia and the West Indies becoming the first and only Asian bowler to achieve the feat.
  • In women’s section, Poonam Yadav has claimed the top prize and will be awarded the best international cricketer.
  • The Col CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award and the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award for women will be given to Former India captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth and Anjum Chopra.
  • Polly Umrigar award is presented to the best male International cricketer and carries a citation, trophy and cheque of Rs 15 lakh.

Question: 

Q.1 Which cricketer has received the Polly Umrigar award for his super performance in international cricket in the 2018-19 season?
a. Rohit Sharma
b. Jasprit Bumrah
c. K. L. Rahul
d. Kedar Jadhav
Jasprit Bumrah will Receive the Polly Umrigar Award Jasprit Bumrah will Receive the Polly Umrigar Award Reviewed by Neha Verma on January 13, 2020 Rating: 5

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