In the other category, India women cricket team captain Harmanpreet Kaur and opener Smriti Mandhana received the Best International Cricketer (Women) award for her stellar 2016-17 season. "BEST INTERNATIONAL CRICKETER - WOMEN for 2016-17 season goes to @ImHarmanpreet", BCCI posted.
The BCCI has also raised prize money for nine categories by Rs. 1 lakh and the revised prize money is Rs. 1.5 lakh.
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) were adjudged the best state association owing to their consistent performances in the BCCI domestic tournaments for the 2016-17 season, while the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) got the prize for the 2017-18 season.
"I congratulate all the winners of the BCCI Annual Awards. The last two years have been fabulous for Indian Cricket with both the men and women's teams doing very well. We are proud of their achievements and this is our small way of acknowledging their on-field efforts," Committee of Administrators Chairman Vinod Rai said.