Kumar Sangakkara, Lasith Malinga, Ajantha Mendis, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Dinesh Chandimal have been named in a long-list of nominees for this year's LG ICC Awards, which will be held in Colombo in September.
Sangakkara has been nominated in multiple categories – Cricketer of the Year, Test Cricketer of the Year and ODI Cricketer of the Year.
Lasith Malinga has been nominated for ODI Cricketer of the Year award, and Tillakaratne Dilshan's 57-ball unbeaten century against Australia last year in Pallekele has placed him in contention for the Twenty20 International Performance of the Year award.
Ajantha Mendis has also been nominated for the Twenty20 International Performance of the Year award.
Dinesh Chandimal was nominated for the Emerging Cricketer of the Year award.