Mr. Anshuman Gaekwad, former India batsman and two-time national coach, and former India opener, late Mr. Pankaj Roy (posthumously) have been recommended for the prestigious Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement award.
The three-member committee comprising Mr. CK Khanna (Acting President), Mr. Amitabh Choudhary (Acting Hon. Secretary) and Mr. N Ram (eminent journalist) have also nominated former India captain Ms. Diana Edulji, and Ms. Sudha Shah, former India batter and coach for the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award (women).
The BCCI Annual Awards will be held before the historic Test between India and Afghanistan in Bengaluru.
The list of recommendations (year-wise) is as below:
Pankaj Roy (2016-17) - Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
Anshuman Gaekwad (2017-18) – Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award
Diana Edulji (2016-17) - BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award (women)
Sudha Shah (2017-18) - BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award (women)
Abbas Ali Baig (2016-17) - BCCI Special award
Naren Tamhane (2016-17) - BCCI Special award
Budhi Kunderan (2017-18) - BCCI Special award