CEAT, a Mumbai based tire manufacturing company has rewarded and recognized several Indian and Pakistan Cricket players and honoured them with various prestigious awards.
Indian middle-order batsman has bagged a prestigious award “International cricketer of the year” by beating the likes of top quality batsman like Michael Clarke (Australia), Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) and Hashim Amla (South Africa). While Pakistan team has been awarded as the "Best international cricket team of the season 2011-2012" at the glittering CEAT awards function.
The other players on the list who have received awards at the prestigious CEAT awards function includes Unmukt Chand (Young cricketer of the year), Zaheer Abbas ( Lifetime Achievement award), Inzamam-ul-Haq (Best ODI batsman), Sunil Gavaskar (Best Test batsman) and Kapil Dev (Best Test bowler).
The Indian opening batsman Virender Sehwag and Saeed Anwar of Pakistan were collectively honoured by CEAT audience choice award.
The awards ceremony was studded with several international former cricket players from both India and Pakistan like Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Yashpal Sharma, Ajay Jadega, Inzamam, Rameez Raja and Zaheer Abbas.