The Indian former wicket keeper-batsman, Syed Kirmani has been chosen for the CK Nayudu lifetime achievement award for 2015.
Thus honourable award comes with a trophy, citation and a cheque of Rs 25 lakhs.
Kirmani was also a wonderful batsman lower down the order,scoring close to 3000 Test runs, including two centuries at an average of 27.04. 49 ODI’s were played by Kirmani for India.
He made around 373 runs, the highlight being the 126 run rearguard partnership he shared with captain Kapil DRV in the world cup against Zimbave.
After his cricket career Kirmani, who was also awarded with Padma Shri served as chairman of the National Selection Committee and Vice President of Karnataka State Cricket Association.