KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is all set to host its annual cricket awards in Karachi on August 8. Left-handed opening batsman Fakhar Zaman has emerged as favourite in categories of best batsman and cricketer of the year while pacer Hassan Ali is likely to win award for best bowler of the year. On the other hand, there is a stiff competition for the award of all-rounder of the year as Shadab Khan and Fahim Ashraf have performed exceptionally well over the course of last 12 months. Chief selector Inzamamul Haq’s nephew Imamul Haq is a strong candidate for emerging cricketer of the year award. Separate awards will be awarded on aforementioned categories in ODIs, T20Is and Test matches.