During the countdown to the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday 15 December, we will be looking at each of the 10 shortlisted contenders.
Cricketer Ian Bell, scored 562 runs for England during the home Ashes series this summer, including three vital centuries at Trent Bridge, Lord's and Chester-le-Street.
You can vote for this year's BBC Sport Personality of the Year during the BBC1 show on Sunday 15th December, either by phone or online.
This year you can vote online - but you must register to have your say on 15 December. Find out how here.