Sri Lankan Captain Angelo Mathews named as one of the five Wisden Cricketers of the year – 2015. Kumar Sangakkara has been nominated as the Leading Cricketer of the year, Cricket sources stated.
This year’s five cricketers are Moeen Ali, Gary Ballance, Adam Lyth, Angelo Mathews and Jeetan Patel.
Australia’s captain Meg Lanning has become the inaugural winner of its Leading Woman Cricketer in the World award.
The Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara, who retired from one-day international cricket (ODI) following the recent World Cup and will play for Surrey this season, was named as the Leading Cricketer in the world.