Previous ICC Awards ceremonies have been held in London (2004), Sydney (2005), Mumbai (2006), Johannesburg (2007 and 2009), Dubai (2008), Bangalore (2010), London (2011) and Colombo (2012). In 2013 and 2014 the ICC Awards changed format to a television show whilst in recent years the announcements have been performed via ICC's Digital Channels.
The ICC Awards have honoured some of the biggest names in men's and women's international cricket. Each award is voted for by a specially selected panel, which this year consists of former players, respected members of the media and an elite umpire and match referee.
In 2016 there are 10 awards to be won and all of the awards will announced in December 2016. This is then supplemented by the two ICC Team of the Years in both the Test Match and ODI format and for the first time in 2016 the ICC Women's Team of the Year.
The list of awards is as follows.
· Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Test Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Men's Twenty20 International Performance of the Year
· ICC Women's Twenty20 International Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
· David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year
· ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year
· ICC Test Team of the Year
· ICC ODI Team of the Year
· ICC Women's Team of the Year