International Cricket Council (ICC) unveils Indian Rhythm Player of the Month award nominees on Thursday Bhuvneshwar kumar among the nominees. The other two nominees were Afghan captain Rashid Khan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams.
Two cricket Indians were nominated for the award. Rajeshwari Gayakwad and Punam Raut were the two Indians, while Liesel Lee from South Africa was the other nomination.
Bhuvneshwar, who returned during the limited series between India and England last month after a long dismissal, impressed with six wickets in a three-game series, while maintaining an economic rate of 4.65. He also played in five T20Is, choosing four wickets with an economy rate of 6.38.
His racer, Rasid, was the star performer among the Afghans, and he chose 11 leashes in the team’s second victory over Zimbabwe, while lifting six piggy banks in the 3-0 T20 series victory against the same equipment.
Sean Williams of Zimbabwe also impressed with a comprehensive show with 264 runs from the bat and two wickets in both tests against Afghanistan. He also scored 45 runs with an impact speed of 128.57 in three T20Is.
Among women’s cricket players, Rajeshwari was the leading wicket player in the T20I and ODI series against South Africa with four and eight cassettes, respectively. Punam Raut was India’s top scorer in the ODI series, which India allowed 1-4, with 263 runs at an average of 87.66; entering a century and two fifty years.
The duo is expected to face fierce competition from South African Liesel Lee, who also celebrated a century and two fifties in four ODIs, until it reached the top of the ICC rankings for ODI Batting.