London: Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar will be competing with the
likes of tennis star Rafael Nadal and Formula One driver Sebastian
Vettel for the 2011 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award.
who was named International Cricket Council Player of the Year, will
also have to fight it out with spin legend Sri Lanka's Muttiah
Muralidaran for the prestigious award.
Star footballers like Diego
Forlan, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi will also hope to become the
first ever team player to win this individual Award.
been very consistent all through out the year. He became the first man
to score a double century in a One Day International in February,
hitting an unbeaten 200 for India against South Africa. He also became
the first man to score 14,000 runs in Test cricket during the second
Test against Australia in Bangalore in October.
It was his 171st Test
match, in which he also scored his 49th Test century. Muralitharan, on
the other hand, took his world record 800th Test wicket on the final day
of his career in Galle in July 2010, to stay 92 wickets ahead of his
nearest rival, Australia's retired lef-spinner Shane Warne.
Laureus World Sports Awards, which recognise sporting achievement during
2010, are the premier honours on the international sporting calendar.
names of the six Nominees for the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year
Award, as voted by the Laureus Media Selection Panel, will be announced
in early January.
The eventual winner will then be chosen from that
list of Nominees by the Laureus World Sports Academy, the ultimate
sports jury, made up of 46 of the greatest sportsmen and sportswomen of
all time, and will be unveiled during a televised Awards Ceremony in Abu
Dhabi on Monday, February 7.
source - http://cricket.yahoo.com/cricket/news/a ... -20101203/
is sachin can win Laureus World Sportsman award?
acc to me he deserves for this award. he never insults other and be
friendly with other play mates. lets wait for January when the names of
comment guys wht u think about it. if sachin win that then he was 1st indian who will win this award
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