ICC releases the list of nominees named for the ‘Men’s & Women’s Player of the Month Award for the Month of March. One name which tops the ICC nominees list is none other than Bhuvneshwar Kumar. India’s seamer is nominated due to his standout performances in the limited-overs series against England.
The ICC announced the nominees to recognize & award the best performance from both male & female cricketers across all the forms of International Cricket. Along with India’s Bhuvneshwar Kumar, the other cricketers named in the men’s category are Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan & Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams. In the Women’s category, the nominees comprised India’s Rajeshwari Gayakwad, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.
Let’s take a glance at Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s spectacular bowling stint in the month of March!
Last month Bhuvneshwar played in three ODIs against England where he scalped 6 wickets. He also played five T20Is against England & scalped 4 wickets with an economy rate of 6.38. Bhuvneshwar is the standout bowler in the limited-overs series between India & England.
Let’s take a glance at Rashid Khan’s heroics with the ball against Zimbabwe!
Rashid Khan took 11 wickets as Afghanistan won the second test against Zimbabwe. Rashid then scalped six wickets in a three-match T20I series to empower them to a 3-0 T20I win.
Let’s have a look at Williams stunning performance against Afghanistan in the month of March!
From Zimbabwe, Williams played two tests against Afghanistan in which he scored 264 runs & scalped 2 wickets. He also played in three T20I series against Afghanistan. In T20Is he scored 45 runs at a strike rate of 128.57.
Let’s take a glance at Rajeshwari Gaikwad’s standout performance with the ball in the month of March!
In Women’s Cricket, Rajeshwari played five ODIs against South Africa. She has been India’s leading wicket-taker in both the limited over series. She fetched 8 wickets at an economy rate of 3.56 in the ODIs. And in the three T20Is against the same opponent, she took 4 wickets with an economy rate of 4.75.
Let’s have a look at Punam Raut’s brilliant batting stint against South Africa in the Month of March!
Punam Raut played five ODIs against South Africa in which she scored 263 runs at 87.66 with a strike rate of 71.66. Raut is the top scorer in the ODI series against South Africa. She scored a ton & two half-centuries in the five-match ODI series.
Get a glimpse of Lizelle’s scintillating batting performance against India in the Month of March!
South Africa’s star batter Lizelle played four ODIs against India in which she scored a ton & two half-centuries to climb on top of the ICC batting rankings.
The ICC releases three nominees for each of the categories for the ‘Player of the Month award’ based on their on-field performances & overall achievements during the period of that particular month.