Two players from ICC India have been shortlisted for the Women’s Player of the Month award for October. Three players have been selected for this award. It is noteworthy that all three players belong to Asia.
There are three superstars from the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month. India’s star batsman Virat Kohli was selected for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award. Also David Miller from South Africa and Sikandar Raza from Zimbabwe. Jemima Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma from the Indian women’s team have been nominated for the women’s player of the month category. Two players from ICC India have been shortlisted for the Women’s Player of the Month award for October. Three players have been selected for this award. It is noteworthy that all three players belong to Asia. Indian women’s cricket team won the Women’s Asia Cup 2022 held recently in Bangladesh. The team players are consistently performing well. Now Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma and batsman Jemima Rodrigues have been nominated for the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for October. Pakistan all-rounder Nida Dar is the third player to be nominated for this award.
Deepti Sharma’s amazing performance in Asia Cup..
Deepti proved that she deserves this award with her consistent performance in the Women’s Asia Cup. Deepti played a total of 8 matches and took 13 wickets at an average of 7.69. Deepti performed best against Thailand and Pakistan. In the match against Thailand, she took 3 wickets for 7 runs.
In this match against Pakistan, they lost 3 wickets for 27 runs. In this tournament, Deepti scored 64 runs off 49 balls against UAE and brought India closer to victory. He also hit 5 fours and 2 sixes. Deepti was named the ‘Player of the Series’ in the Women’s Asia Cup.
Jemima who returned from injury..
Indian young batsman Jemima Rodrigues made a comeback in the Women’s Asia Cup after recovering from injury. Jemima scored 217 runs at an average of 54.25 in this tournament. Jemima played match-winning innings against Sri Lanka and UAE and was selected as ‘Player of the Match’ in both the matches. Jemima scored 76 off 53 balls against Sri Lanka and 75 off 45 balls against UAE.
Kohli has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month awards for the first time. He was in his best form during the calendar month, scoring 205 runs. He showed his mettle with an unbeaten 62 against the Netherlands. He then played a key role in achieving a historic win against arch-rivals Pakistan. He played an unforgettable innings of 82 runs off 53 balls.
Like Kohli, Miller was named in the men’s shortlist for the first time. He excelled in the bilateral series against India. He scored 117 runs in three ODIs and 125 runs in two T20Is. It also included a brilliant knock of 106 not out. He scored a brilliant century in 79 balls in Guwahati. He entered the T20 World Cup with this typhoon form. South African David Miller has impressed ahead of the tournament. Continued his storming form in Australia. He played a vital role in his team’s victory over India.
Sikandar Raza from Zimbabwe also joined this list. He won back-to-back Player of the Match awards in the early stages of the T20 World Cup. This is why he was nominated for this award.
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