Shubman Gill vs Mohammed Siraj: Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj are in contention for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award. Also, Devon Conway is competing with these two in the race.
The fight started between Indian fast bowler Mohammad Siraj and opener Shubman Gill. However, this is not the case on the field.. It is competing for the ICC awards. In fact, both the players received nominations for the ICC Cricketer of the Month award on Tuesday. New Zealand opener Devon Conway has become the third player in the race for this award, having scored three centuries and two half-centuries in various formats so far this year.
Gill has excelled in both white-ball formats over the past month. On the other hand, in the absence of Jasprit Bumrah, Siraj performed exceptionally well in ODIs with the new ball. Gill played in the first T20 against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. In that he scored only seven runs. He scored 46 runs in the third match. After that he scored 70, 21 and 116 runs in three ODIs. He scored 208 off 149 balls in the first ODI against New Zealand in Hyderabad. At the other end, no batsman could score 28 runs.
Shubman who broke the double century record..
Shubman became the youngest cricketer to score a double century in ODI cricket. He then went on to score 40, 112 not out in the next two innings. He scored 360 runs. Pakistan captain Babar Azam equaled the record for the highest score in a three-match ODI series.
Siraj number one..
On the other hand, in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, Siraj scored 30 runs in seven overs and took two wickets. After that he took three and four wickets in two matches. He took four wickets in the match against New Zealand in Hyderabad. In the second match, he conceded just ten runs in six overs and took one wicket. Siraj achieved the number one rank in ODIs. He reached the top spot only after playing 21 matches. It was the best performance by any bowler in Indian history.
Now it will be known in a few days who will get this award between Siraj and Shubman Gill. But before that, these two players are ready to perform well in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. The series will start from Thursday in Nagpur.
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