Pollock in line for a host of awards

Mark Boucher, Makhaya Ntini, Jacques Kallis, Shaun Pollock and Ashwell Prince have been nominated for the 2007 Mutual and Federal South African Cricketer of the Year award. Cricket South Africa have announced the nominees for the South African International Awards which will be announced at a banquet in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

AB de Villiers, Andrew Hall, Kallis and Pollock were the nominees for the Standard Bank One-Day International Cricketer of the Year award while Boucher, Pollock and Prince were nominated for the Players' Player of the Year award.

Fans voted for their favourites, and among those who could win the Supersport Fans' Cricketer of the Year award were de Villiers, Ntini and Pollock. Pollock received nominations in all five international categories.

Morne Van Wyk, the Gestetner Diamond Eagles' wicketkeeper-batsman, figured prominently among the nominees for the domestic awards. He was nominated for the MTN Domestic Championship Cricketer of the Year, the Standard Bank Pro20 Cricketer of the Year, and the Domestic Players' Player of the year.

The Mutual and Federal Awards felicitate cricketers from the Under-15 level to the national team and also includes awards for umpires, coaches, scorers and groundsmen. A total of 28 awards will be given out.