Axar Patel, Smriti Mandhana and Harmanpreet Kaur amongst ICC participant of the month nominees for September

Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana in new India Jersey. (Picture Supply: Twitter/BCCI)

The candidates for the ICC Males’s Participant of the Month crown all excelled throughout ODI and T20I cricket throughout the month. Australia’s Cameron Inexperienced was an instrumental determine in notable victories over New Zealand and India, Axar Patel is nominated following a collection of spectacular and restrictive bowling shows, whereas Mohammad Rizwan is nominated for the primary time after a glittering run of performances with the bat.

The shortlist for the ladies’s award options the star of Bangladesh’s profitable marketing campaign within the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup Qualifier within the United Arab Emirates, Nigar Sultana, who captained her aspect to seal their place on the ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup in South Africa in 2023.

Finishing the nominations are India heroes Harmanpreet Kaur and Smriti Mandhana. Each are shortlisted for the very first time, and are vying to be topped the primary ever India participant to win the ICC Ladies’s Participant of the Month award because of stellar performances in each ODI and T20I collection in England.

An impartial ICC Voting Academy* and followers all over the world can now vote to resolve the winners, which will likely be introduced subsequent week. Followers registered at are invited to solid their votes till Saturday.

ICC Males’s Participant of the Month Nominees for September:

Cameron Inexperienced (AUS)

Australian all-rounder Inexperienced receives his first nomination for the ICC Males’s Participant of the Month Award after producing a string of effective shows throughout September. After placing an unbeaten 89 to seal a dramatic two-wicket victory over New Zealand within the first of three ODIs, consideration then shifted to the T20I collection towards India, the place Inexperienced continued his momentum. An exciting knock of 61 from 30 balls helped his aspect clinch the opening match, and regardless of failing to win the collection, Inexperienced topped the run scoring charts for his staff with 118 runs at a mean of 39.33.

Axar Patel (IND)

So usually a key menace in India’s bowling assault, Patel loved a prolific September to earn his first nomination for Participant of the Month. Claiming a complete of 9 wickets at a mean of 11.44 and with an outstanding economic system price of simply 5.72, he most notably excelled within the residence collection towards Australia, the place he took three for 17 in Mohali, two for 13 in Nagpur, and three for 33 in Hyderabad to underline his important credentials as a key asset for India within the shorter format.

Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)

Rizwan lies atop the MRF Tyres ICC Males’s T20I Participant Rankings for Batters and his kind all through September helped illustrate why he sits on the summit. The Pakistan ace registered three half-centuries within the latter phases of his aspect’s Asia Cup marketing campaign which led them to the ultimate, earlier than persevering with his wealthy vein of kind within the subsequent T20I collection towards a visiting England aspect. 4 additional half-centuries adopted, with the spotlight being an unbeaten 88 throughout the dominant ten-wicket victory within the second T20I chasing down an imposing 199 set by the vacationers. Rizwan’s month ended with him having amassed 553 runs at a mean of 69.12 from his ten fixtures.

ICC Ladies’s Participant of the Month Nominees for September: 

Harmanpreet Kaur (IND)

Regardless of a disappointing T20I collection in England at first of the month, Kaur was in imperious kind throughout the subsequent ODI collection which adopted. Scoring 221 runs throughout the three matches, she guided her aspect over the ending line within the first match with a managed 74 not out, earlier than she clinched the collection for her staff in type within the second match, placing an unbeaten 143 to seal a historic first ODI collection victory for her aspect in England since 1999.  

Smriti Mandhana (IND)

One other of the main lights of India’s batting lineup, and final 12 months’s winner of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Ladies’s Cricketer of the Yr, Mandhana additionally excelled throughout her time in England in September. She scored persistently throughout each white-ball collection, highlighted by her unbeaten 79 throughout the first T20I in Derby and 91 within the first ODI in Canterbury – each match profitable contributions. Mandhana additionally ended the month averaging over 50 in each codecs, and with a strike-rate of 137 within the T20Is, underlining the size of her successes throughout the month.

Nigar Sultana (BAN)

Sultana led from the entrance throughout her aspect’s profitable ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup qualification marketing campaign within the United Arab Emirates, scoring 180 runs at a mean of 45 throughout 5 T20Is. The Bangladesh captain opened her account with an important rating of 67 in her aspect’s first outing – a victory over eventual finalists Eire, earlier than registering an unbeaten 56 towards the USA en path to clinching a spot in South Africa. In being nominated for the award, Sultana turns into the primary feminine Bangladesh worldwide to be shortlisted since Nahida Akter again in November 2021.