Experienced India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the many cricketers nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for March following his standout performances within the restricted overs matches in opposition to England. The ICC on Thursday introduced the nominees to recognise one of the best performances from each female and male cricketers throughout all types of worldwide cricket. Besides Bhuvneshwar, the others within the males’s class included ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams.
The nominees among the many ladies’s comprised Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.
Last month, Bhuvneshwar performed three ODIs in opposition to England the place he took 6 wickets with an financial system charge of 4.65. He additionally went on to play 5 T20Is in opposition to them the place he took 4 wickets with a implausible financial system charge of 6.38.
He was the standout bowler on both facet within the white ball collection between India and England.
Rashid took 11 wickets as his crew received the second Test in opposition to Zimbabwe and adopted up with six wickets in a 3-0 T20I victory for his facet.
From Zimbabwe, Williams performed two Tests in opposition to Afghanistan the place he scored a complete of 264 runs and took 2 wickets. He additionally went on to play three T20Is in opposition to them whereby he scored 45 runs with a strike charge of 128.57.
In ladies’s cricket, Rajeshwari performed 5 ODIs in opposition to South Africa and has been their main wicket-taker in each the white ball collection.
She took 8 wickets with an financial system charge of three.56 within the ODIs and within the three T20Is in opposition to the identical opponent she took 4 wickets with an financial system charge of 4.75.
Raut performed 5 ODIs in opposition to South Africa the place she scored a complete of 263 runs at 87.66 with a strike charge of 71.66.
Raut has been India’s prime run-scorer within the ODI collection in opposition to South Africa, scoring a century and two half-centuries in these video games.
From the South African camp, Lizelle performed 4 ODIs in opposition to India the place she scored a century and two half-centuries to maneuver to the highest of the ICC batting rankings.
The three nominees for every of the classes are shortlisted based mostly on the on-field performances and total achievements throughout the interval of that month (the primary to the final day of every calendar month).
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