AWARDS PlanetCricket 2021 Awards - All winners announced

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RESULTS

Welcome to the PlanetCricket 2021 Awards results thread!

Thank you all for taking the time to vote for your favourite players, teams, members, forum, thread and PlanetCricket staff. Without your participation, these awards mean nothing. So, cheers to all :cheers
Special thanks to @RUDI for the awesome logo.
 

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CRICKET AWARDS - INDIVIDUAL

Cricketer of the Year
A very closely contested fight among the top 3 players.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Joe Root25.35%
Mohammad Rizwan22.53%
Babar Azam21.12%
Kane Williamson18.30%
Virat Kohli11.26%
Azeem Rafiq1.40%


Test Player of the Year
No competition in this category. The winner had a clear majority.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Joe Root
50%
Kane Williamson25.71%
Ravi Ashwin18.57%
Rishabh Pant5.71%
Ross Taylor0%


ODI Player of the Year
As was the case with Test Player of the Year, the winner dominated his peers.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Babar Azam
71.64%
Aiden Markram16.41%
Dawid Malan5.97%
Simi Singh4.47%
Shakib Al Hasan1.49%


T20I Player of the Year
Once again, the winner was miles ahead of his competition.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Mohammad Rizwan
52.94%
Jos Butler22.05%
KL Rahul20.58%
Mohammad Nabi2.94%
Tabraiz Shamshi1.47%


Emerging Player of the Year
This was a finger-biting finish. Could have gone either way.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Ruturaj Gaikwad
28.98%
Wanindu Hasaranga26.08%
Mohammed Siraj23.18%
Ollie Robinson13.04%
Venkatesh Iyer5.79%
Cameron Green2.89%
Devdutt Paddikal0%


Associate Player of the Year
A comfortable victory there for guess who?
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
David Wiese44.77%
Tim David29.85%
Sandeep Lamichhane13.43%
Jatinder Singh11.94%


Umpire of the Year
Yes, let's not forget where the buck stops. Votes were almost divided in this category.
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Umpire​
Vote Percentage​
Michael Gough29.85%
Aleem Dar26.86%
Nitin Menon23.88%
Marais Erasmus17.91%
Tony Wilds1.49%


Women's Cricketer of the Year
Surprise, surprise. I bet you had thought it would be someone else.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Smriti Mandhana41.17%
Ellyse Perry25%
Sophie Devine17.64%
Jemimah Rodrigues16.17%


Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year
She seems to be on a roll of late.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Smriti Mandhana46.03%
Alyssa Healy23.80%
Beth Mooney15.87%
Lizelle Lee14.28%


Women's T20I Cricketer of the Year
Things could have gotten tight here. But the winner marched ahead in the end.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Shafali Verma35.93%
Jemimah Rodrigues23.43%
Sophia Ecclestone21.87%
Beth Mooney12.50%
Sarah Glen6.25%


Women's Emerging Cricketer of the Year
Who doesn't like new talent? And to win it is cherry on the cake.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Sneh Rana42.85%
Amy Hunter26.98%
Alice Capsey17.46%
Issy Wong12.69%


Best Commentator
He once said, "To be a commentator, you must have a life outside cricket, too". Guess who?
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Commentator​
Vote Percentage​
Harsha Bhogle27.94%
Dinesh Karthik22.05%
Michael Holding20.58%
Sunil Gavaskar7.35%
Aakash Chopra5.88%
Pommie Mbangwa4.41%
Jarrod Kimber4.41%
Jatin Sapru2.94%
Shane Watson2.94%
Damien Fleming1.47%
Niall O'Brien0%
Gautam Gambhir0%


Most Improved Cricketer
This was expected to be a nail-biter, but the winner had a comfortable lead.
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Player​
Vote Percentage​
Mohammad Siraj34.32%
Mohammad Rizwan17.91%
Harshal Patel16.41%
Glenn Maxwell10.44%
Surya Kumar Yadav7.46%
Rishabh Pant5.97%
Ollie Robinson4.47%
Marcus Stoinis2.98%
 

asprin

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CRICKET AWARDS - TEAM

Best Test Side :ind:
The members don't seem to agree with the WTC's verdict.

Country​
Vote Percentage​
India55.88%
New Zealand44.12%


Best ODI Side :eng:
No surprises here. They have been bossing this format for quite some time now.

Country​
Vote Percentage​
England73.52%
New Zealand26.48%


Best T20I Side :pak:
The winner has steamrolled its competition in this format

Country​
Vote Percentage​
Pakistan51.47%
England25%
Australia23.53%


Best Women's Test Side :aus:
Almost a landslide victory in this category.

Country​
Vote Percentage​
Australia53.12%
India26.56%
England20.32%


Best Women's ODI Side :aus:
A more closer fight than expected.

Country​
Vote Percentage​
Australia51.56%
India40.62%
South Africa7.82%


Best Women's T20I Side :aus:
Australia sweeping the women's team awards with this one.

Country​
Vote Percentage​
Australia52.38%
England47.61%
 

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CRICKET AWARDS - MISC

Spirit of Cricket Award
Cricket was the winner here.

Event​
Vote Percentage​
India/Pakistan players mingling post T20 WC 2021 match29.85%
Pakistani team visiting the Namibian dressing room after the match23.88%
Hardik Pandya singing Sri Lanka's national anthem in a T20I game16.41%
Afghanistan showing up for the World T2013.43%
Azeem Rafiq8.95%
The policemen and groundstaff who removed those idiots who were jeering the Indians in Australia5.97%
India1.50%


Best Cricket Moment
GABBA-NATOR!!!!

Event​
Vote Percentage​
India take the Gabba31.34%
Pakistan victory over India19.40%
Namibia qualifying for Super-12 in WT2016.41%
Team India winning the test series in Australia11.94%
CSK winning the IPL 202110.44%
England's B-team, led by a half-fit Stokes, get up to crush Pakistan 3-05.97%
Scotland's win over Bangladesh4.47%


Worst Cricket Moment
Unfortunate things do happen, but which one turns out to have the biggest impact? A winner by just a single vote :eek:

Event​
Vote Percentage​
NZ/ENG pulling out of PAK tours23.52%
Online abuse hurled at Mohammed Shami after India's loss to Pakistan22.05%
Shakib throwing a tantrum and breaking stumps13.23%
The QDK Incident11.75%
Pretty much the entire English domestic game. Having got to the very fringes of that setup in the past, hearing the testimony of Rafiq and others is shocking but unsurprising11.76%
India tour of England postponed due to Covid outbreak in the bio-bubble5.88%
Bangladesh pitches for home series5.88%
Defending champions West Indies crashing out in spectacular fashion from the World T204.41%
Australia losing in Brisbane for the first time in over 30 years1.48%


Best Match
Seems to concur with the "Best Cricket Moment" winner

Event​
Vote Percentage​
Australia vs India, 4th Test @ The Gabba, Brisbane43.47%
India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 202123.18%
India vs Australia, Third Test, SCG11.59%
England v/s India, Oval Test8.69%
Australia vs Pakistan, T20 World Cup semi-final 20217.24%
Australia vs New Zealand, ICC T20 WC Final, 20214.34%
Afghanistan vs New Zealand1.44%
 

asprin

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STAFF AWARDS
Best Admin
No surprises here. @RUDI wins it by a mile. An absolute asset to the site. Congratulations!!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Rudi54.09%
@MattW24.59%
asprin11.47%
@zimrahil8.19%
@Gaurav_71.63%



Best Moderator
As per expectations, this was a closely contested battle, but @wasteyouryouth zoomed ahead in the final sprint. A well deserved victory. Congratulations!! Thank you all for your tremendous efforts.

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth24.59%
@Life Warrior19.67%
@CerealKiller13.11%
@Na Maloom Afraad11.47%
@Ed Smith8.19%
@Ashutosh.4.91%
@ABDULLAH4.91%
@Aislabie3.27%
@Manish.3.27%
@El Loco3.27%
@Yash.1.63%
@VC the slogger1.63%
@CremerCurrans0%
@Ahmad940%



Best Fantasy Cricket Staff
Guess what? We have tie here. It was that close of a contest. @Life Warrior and @ABDULLAH make it to top. Congratulations!! Keep scoring as always. I'm sure the newly added FC Staff will give the others a run for their money next year.

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Life Warrior28.57%
Abdullah28.57%
@NILAYSHAH6016.07%
@GOKUL RAJ KAMARAJ14.28%
@Yash.8.92%
@Ashutosh.3.57%



Best Sportsbook Staff
We had two brilliant bookies taking care of the events round the clock. Unfortunately, only one can win and it turned out be @ABDULLAH Congratulations!! Keep up the great work bookies.

Member​
Vote Percentage​
ABDULLAH61.81%
@Ashutosh.38.18%


Once again. A big thank you all for the tremendous work that you all put in behind the scenes. I know it's a thankless job. But you all are rockstars!
 

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MEMBER/FORUM AWARDS
Best Download Maker
This was a one-way race. @wasteyouryouth wasn't made to sweat a bit. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth61.66%
@RSK CREATIONS13.33%
@Varun713.33%
@An'artist11.68%


Best Cricket Game Patch
It's a wonder that Cricket 07 is still relevant in 2021. And @Varun7 makes full use of it by winning this category. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Varun7's 256 HD Batpack (2021) for Cricket 0775.51%
PratikShinde's IPL Patch24.49%


Emerging Modder of the year
One-man army. @ShaileshRocks7 has no competition at all. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
ShaileshRocks7100%



Best Cricket Game
Inspite of a new cricket game released this November, Big Ant Studios' Cricket 19 held on to its top slop amid a close battle. Can it retain it next year too? Only time will tell.

Games​
Vote Percentage​
Big Ant Studios Cricket 1937.70%
Big Ant Studios Cricket 2231.14%
Ea Sports Cricket 200724.59%
Real Cricket 203.27%
Cricket Heroes3.27%



Best Young Member (<18 years of age)
@AsadRM proved he is among the few to be noticed. Bagging the top spot in this category is no joke. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
AsadRM54.38%
@ddrap1424.56%
@Khan Sahab5421.05%


Best Non-Young Member (> 18 years)
There wasn't much separating the contestants in this category, so the victory will feel that much sweeter for @wasteyouryouth . Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth26.15%
@RUDI20%
@CerealKiller13.84%
@Ed Smith9.23%
@Na Maloom Afraad7.69%
@Parth D7.69%
@NILAYSHAH606.15%
@Aislabie4.61%
@Naman71.53%
@chris Swift1.53%
@Bevab1.53%
@Mijurkat0%


Most Improved Member
Another category in which you would want to win and @NILAYSHAH60 proved his worth with a win. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
NILAYSHAH6016.39%
@Manish.13.11%
@GOKUL RAJ KAMARAJ13.11%
asprin11.47%
@Life Warrior9.83%
@AsadRM9.83%
@ddrap146.55%
@ABDULLAH6.55%
@Neptune4.91%
@Untouchables_6664.91%
@Parth D3.27%
@CooldiPargi0%


Best Avatar
Making best use of his own creation, asprin managed to rig this category - something that has been bothering him for long - to take the honours. I can now sleep in peace :p

Member​
Vote Percentage​
asprin24.19%
@wasteyouryouth16.12%
@MattW11.29%
@WutUpMahGlipGlops9.67%
@GOKUL RAJ KAMARAJ8.06%
@Na Maloom Afraad8.06%
@CerealKiller4.83%
@Naman74.83%
@zimrahil4.83%
@ABDULLAH3.22%
@Salman.1.61%
@ahmedleo4141.61%
@Ashutosh.1.61%


Funniest Member
You make them laugh, you earn their reactions. Another closely fought battle. @wasteyouryouth (again???) proves his worth. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth26.15%
@GuyIncognito15.38%
@Parth D12.30%
@Till Valhalla10.76%
@Ashutosh.10.76%
@Ed Smith10.76%
@SMMODS9.23%
@Untouchables_6664.61%


Best New Member (Join Date > Dec 2020)
Influx of new members is always welcome. The more, the merrier. And @LEGT has bagged this with ease. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
LEGT84%
@tkbandara16%

@maddgenius, as it turns out, wasn't a valid entry in this category as the join date was before Dec 2020. Hence, the votes were not counted.


Most Helpful Member
Deservedly, @RUDI topped this group. He's always been there to help around. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
RUDI25.39%
@Life Warrior17.46%
@NILAYSHAH6012.69%
@CerealKiller12.69%
asprin4.76%
@Ashutosh.4.76%
@Manish.4.76%
@Na Maloom Afraad4.76%
@Aislabie4.76%
@Mijurkat3.17%
@AsadRM1.58%
@Parth D1.58%
@Till Valhalla1.58%


Best Cricket Discussion Poster
There's no stopping this guy. @wasteyouryouth wins it again. All worthy nominations but unfortunately there can be only 1 winner. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth24.13%
@Aislabie13.79%
@icyman13.79%
@Bevab13.79%
@NILAYSHAH6012.06%
@CerealKiller10.34%
@WutUpMahGlipGlops8.62%
@SaiSrini3.44%


Best Post Contributor
Back to back wins for @wasteyouryouth . He might get getting tired now, would he? Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
wasteyouryouth23.33%
@Na Maloom Afraad18.33%
@Parth D16.66%
@NILAYSHAH6011.66%
@Ed Smith10%
@qpeedore6.66%
@Aislabie6.66%
@icyman3.33%
@CerealKiller3.33%


Best League
The popular TPCL bags this one. All the huge efforts of the management hasn't gone unnoticed. Congratulations!

Title​
Vote Percentage​
The Planet Cricket League35.71%
TPCL 3.0 Kumar Vishal Trophy30.35%
Indian One Day Championship 20218.92%
BBL by Pinch hitter7.14%
Amarnath - Kardar Trophy by CerealKiller7.14%
Pakistan Super League by Na Maloom Afraad5.35%
Happening Eleven by Manish.3.57%
Cricverse1.78%


Best Thread
Things got a little heated here but AJ Downloads wins it by a whisker. Congratulations!

Title​
Vote Percentage​
AJ DOWNLOADS19.35%
RIP Kumar Vishal (Vishal687) - Tribute Thread16.12%
2021 ICC Men's T20 World Cup - India (UAE/Oman) - General Discussions14.51%
The PlanetCricket League 3.012.90%
All-Time One-Day Draft12.90%
Bad Boys #orangearmy8.06%
The Avengers | KVT & Bradman Shield Champions6.45%
Random thoughts4.83%
What are you listening to now?4.83%
Corrupt a wish0%


Best Forum
It's hot, it's new. It's on. The latest cricket game has made sure Cricket 22 comes out on top by a single vote

Title​
Vote Percentage​
Cricket 2226.98%
Cricket Discussion25.39%
General Chat15.87%
TPCL 3.014.28%
Cricket Leagues12.69%
Graphics Forum4.76%


Best Site Feature
A resounding win for Fantasy Cricket. People love making their own versions of a team and that's indicative of the way they voted for this category.

Title​
Vote Percentage​
Fantasy Cricket60%
TPCL25.45%
Shop14.55%


Post of the Year
You're doing something right if your post turns out to be post of the year. @Parth D manages to hold onto his lead. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Parth D32.75%
@Na Maloom Afraad27.58%
@Ashutosh.22.41%
@Till Valhalla17.26%


The Innovator
Who wouldn't like to be called the next big thing. There weren't many nominated but @Manish. wins it and rightly so. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Manish. 48.21%
asprin25%
@Mohamed Ajaas19.64%
@MeHarshVardhan7.14%


Best Role Model
Does this surprise anyone? I doubt it. @RUDI wins it comfortably in this category. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
RUDI27.86%
@MattW18.03%
@wasteyouryouth18.03%
@zimrahil8.19%
@Aislabie8.19%
@CerealKiller6.55%
@VC the slogger3.27%
@qpeedore3.27%
@Gaurav_71.63%
asprin1.63%
@Naman71.63%
@Bevab1.63%


Best Cricket Leagues Manager
And last but not the least, PC wouldn't be complete without a league manager. @Na Maloom Afraad rules this category and wins it by a mile. Congratulations!

Member​
Vote Percentage​
Na Maloom Afraad60%
@Pinch hitter16.36%
@VC the slogger12.72%
@ddrap145.45%
@TSPrathik5.45%


Congratulations to all the winners once again. Prizes will be announced shortly.
 
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Elated to see @icyman up there with the best in the cricket discussion posting, his style is of an old school planet cricket type which sadly there aint much of us remaining.
 

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