WIPA awards function on May 31

Published: Saturday, May 7, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Kingston:The second annual FCB/WIPA awards function will be held at the Jamaica Pegasus in New Kingston on May 31, prior to the second Test between West Indies and Pakistan at Sabina Park.

The inaugural awards function was held last year at Hilton Trinidad.

According to WIPA sources, the main awards that would be decided upon are International Cricketer of Year, to be presented by First Citizen Bank; Test Player of Year, and One-Day Player of Year, to be presented by Supreme Ventures Limited; and Youth Player of Year and Youth Team of Year, to be sponsored by Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL), a major supporter of cricket overall and WIPA.

There will also be awards for First-Class Player of Year, First-Class Team of Year, Emerging Player of Year, Special Award for contribution to West Indies Cricket.

A Special Award will also be conferred on champion batsman Brian Lara for his world record 400 not out last season.

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