Pakistan duo of Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman nominated for ICC player of the month

The ICC on Wednesday (May 5th) announced die Nominees in recognition of the best Appearances by male and female cricketers in all forms of international cricket and for the first Time, die list Not feature every Indian.

In addition to the Pakistani duo, the Nepalese batsman Khushal Bhurtel was the other player to be nominated in the men category, declared the ICC in a media Publication. The nominees among the womens cricketers included the Australian duo of Alyssa Healy and Megan Schutt as well as the New Zealander Leigh Kasperek.

Last month Pakistan captain Babar had become the No. 1 batsman in die ICC ODI player rankings, die End India captain Virat Kohli’s long reign at the helm of die Charts.

Babars match-gaining 82-ball 94 in the third ODI against South Africa gave him 13 ratings points achieve a career-best 865 points. He also contributed 122 of 59 balls in Pakistan is successful chase in the third match of a T20I series against die same opposition.

His compatriot Fakhar also produced excellence during the month, scoring two centuries in the ODI series victory over South Africa, including a magnificent 193 in the second match in Johannesburg.

Nepal’s Khushal, on die other hand was die leading runscorer than his team won a tri-series also with the Netherlands and Malaysia. His significant contribution with the bat total of 278 runs, including four half centuries in five matches.

in the women’s cricketAlyssa played three ODIs against New Zealand and scored 155 points runs on average of 51.66 and a strike rate of 98.72. They saw their efforts finish as die leading run-Scorer in Australia series victory over New Zealand that extended her record winning streak on 24 ODIs.

Megan became Australia leading wicket-Taker in the same series, take seven wickets on average of 13.14. New Zealander Leigh played two ODIs against Australia careerbest numbers of six for 46 in the second match of the series and followed this up with three more wickets in the final match, finished with nine wickets on average of 7.77.

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