Muralitharan nominated for 'Cricketer of the Generation' Award
Sri Lankan spinning legend, Muttiah Muralitharan has been nominated for the ‘ESPNcricinfo@20 Cricketer of the Generation’ award.
The cricket news website on Monday announced two more categories to its seventh annual awards. The two new special awards – Cricketer of the Generation and Contribution to Cricket will add to the six categories announced earlier.
Besides Muralitharan, West Indian Brian Lara, India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Virendra Sehwag, Australia’s Shane Warne and South African Jacques Kallis will also be in fray.
A fifty-member jury of current and former cricketers and leading sportswriters will pick the best.