Winners for the 2015 ICC Awards announced

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Who: Winners for the 2015 ICC Awards
Where: Dubai, the UAE
What: Announced
When: 23 December 2015

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on 23 December 2015 announced the winners for the 2015 ICC Awards in Dubai, the UAE.

The awards were based on performance of individuals and teams, both men and women, between 18 September 2014 and 13 September 2015.

Among the 10 awards announced, the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year were conferred on Australian captain Steve Smith.

With this announcement, Smith became the fourth Australian and 11th overall to win the prestigious award named after former West Indies cricketer Sir Garfield Sobers.

During the voting period, the 26-year-old from New South Wales finished as the leading run-scorer in Tests with 1734 runs in 25 innings of 13 matches at an average of 82.57. This included seven centuries and six half-centuries.

In 26 One-Day Internationals, Smith scored 1249 runs at an average of just under 60 with four centuries and eight half-centuries.

List of ICC Awards 2015 Winners

Award Winner
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year Steven Smith (Australia)
ICC Test Cricketer of the Year Steven Smith (Australia)
ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year AB de Villiers (South Africa)
ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year Meg Lanning (Australia)
ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year Josh Hazlewood (Australia)
ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year Khurram Khan (UAE)
ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year Faf du Plessis (South Africa)
ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year Stafanie Taylor (West Indies)
David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year Richard Kettleborough
ICC Spirit of Cricket Award Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)