Ashwin chosen for Dilip Sardesai Award:BCCI

New Delhi: Rewarding Ravichandran Ashwin for his stupendous show in the just-concluded Test series against the West Indies, the BCCI on Monday decided to bestow the Dilip Sardesai award on the off-spinner.

The 25-year-old, who was the Man-of-the-series in the three-Test series with 22 wickets, will be presented the trophy at the BCCI Annual Awards Ceremony in Chennai (a south Indian state) on December 10.

"R Ashwin will receive the Dilip Sardesai Award for being India`s best cricketer in the 2011-12 Test series against the West Indies," a BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) release said. The award comprises a trophy and a cheque of Rs 5 lakh.