One of many architects of India’s historic win in Australia, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Tuesday nominated for the ICC Men‘s Participant of the Month award together with England skipper Joe Root and Ireland‘s Paul Stirling.
ICC Men’s Player of the Month nominates
The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the nominees for the inaugural Participant of the Month Awards which is able to “recognise and have fun the very best performances from each female and male cricketers throughout all types of worldwide cricket all year long.
Pant performed two Tests in opposition to Australia the place he scored a 97 in Sydney to make sure a draw earlier than an unbeaten 89 in Brisbane that led India to a historic collection win.
In January, Root performed two Tests in opposition to Sri Lanka, the place he scored a 228 and 186 and led his team to a 2-0 Test series victory The third nominee within the class, Stirling performed two ODIs in opposition to the UAE and three ODIs vs Afghanistan, the place he scored three centuries.
Amongst women cricketers, Pakistan Diana Baig and the South African duo of Shabnim Ismail and Marizanne Kapp have been nominated for the month-to-month honours.
Baig performed three ODIs and two T20Is in opposition to South Africa, the place she led the wicket-takers with 9 wickets within the three-match ODI series in opposition to South Africa.
Ismail additionally performed three ODIs and two T20Is in opposition to Pakistan and took seven wickets within the victorious ODI series in opposition to Pakistan, earlier than taking 5 wickets within the second T20I in opposition to the identical opposition.
Her compatriot all-rounder Marizanne performed two ODIs and two T20Is in opposition to Pakistan the place she made 115 runs at a strike price of 110.57 and added three wickets within the ODI collection in opposition to Pakistan.
Explaining the voting course of, the ICC Men’s Player of the Month nominates its Voting Academy, comprising outstanding members of the cricket household together with senior journalists, former players, and broadcasters and a few members of the ICC Hall of Fame, will primarily resolve the winner.
“The Voting Academy will submit their votes by e-mail and can retain a 90% share of the vote.
“Additionally, fans registered with the ICC will be capable to vote by way of the ICC website as soon as the shortlisted players are introduced and could have a 10 per cent share of the vote Winners will be announced each second Monday of the month on the ICC’s digital channels