Syed Kirmani to get BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award

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Former wicket-keeper batsman Syed Kirmani was on Thursday nominated for this year’s Col. C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Awards Committee met during Cricket Centre, BCCI headquarters – Mumbai and unanimously nominated Kirmani for Award for 2015, according to a BCCI release.

The cabinet consists of BCCI boss Shashank Manohar, secretary Anurag Thakur and N Ram, editor – The Hindu.

The BCCI celebrates a birth centenary of Col. Cottari Kanakaiya Nayudu, a country’s initial Test captain, by instituting an annual Lifetime Achievement Award, to honour individuals for their forlorn grant to Indian cricket, on and off a field.

The Award comprises a trophy, reference and coupon for Rs. 25 lakhs.

Kirmani, who done his Test entrance in 1976 opposite New Zealand, kept wickets opposite India’s famous spin party and did a pursuit remarkably well.

Having started his career as an student to Farokh Engineer, Kirmani took over a shortcoming and combined his charm to a purpose in a decade-long career. It was interjection to his devoted proceed that he scored dual Test centuries in the reduce order.

Against England in 1981–82, he did not concur a single bye in 3 uninterrupted Tests. Named a best screw in the 1983 World Cup, it was Kirmani, who common an dominant 126 runs partnership with Kapil Dev opposite Zimbabwe as a Indian captain went on to register one of India’s biggest wins at Tunbridge Wells.

Kirmani also supposing plain support to Sunil Gavaskar in the consecutive 143-run mount for a ninth wicket as Gavaskar made 236 not out, a afterwards tip measure by an Indian opposite West Indies in a sixth Test during home.

The Indian supervision awarded him a Padma Shri in 1982. He was a vice-president of KSCA and also a chairman of a inhabitant preference committee.