Dec 13, Dubai: Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena took top honors at the annual LG ICC Awards 2013 announced today ahead of the official awards presentation.
Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara was named ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year while his team mate Mahela Jayawardena won the ICC Spirit of Cricket award for his sportsmanship.
Mahela won his second ICC Spirit of Cricket award, this time for walking without waiting for an umpire's decision when batting on 91 against New Zealand in Galle in November 2012.
Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara and Lasith Malinga have also been included in the ICC ODI Team of the Year.
Australia captain Michael Clarke was announced as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year and was also named as the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year.
India's cricket captain MS Dhoni won the LG People's Choice award this year.