Mushfiqur Rahim
Mushfiqur Rahim. (Picture by MUNIR UZ ZAMAN/AFP through Getty Photographs)

The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) has shortlisted three Asian cricketers for the Males’s Participant of the Month award for Might 2022. They embrace senior Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews, veteran Bangladesh wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim, and Lankan bowler Asitha Fernando respectively.

The trio has succeeded to find a particular point out within the elite month-to-month efficiency record courtesy of their respective particular person performances within the month passed by the place each Bangladesh and Sri Lanka had competed in a two-match Check collection. Though the primary Check led to a stalemate, the Lankans got here out on prime within the decider comprehensively by 10 wickets to seal the collection 1-0.

Shortlisted gamers for ICC Participant of the Month

Angelo Mathews:

The seasoned all-rounder Angelo Mathews was in line with the bat within the Bangladesh Check collection. He completed the two-match collection because the highest-run getter having amassed 344 runs together with two centuries. Mathews agonizingly fell one in need of a well-deserved double century after being dismissed for 199 within the Chattogram Check.

Nonetheless, it was his unbeaten 145 within the second Check at Mirpur that stood out because it got here in a profitable trigger. Sri Lanka have been reeling at 164/4 in reply to Bangladesh’s first innings rating of 365 and that’s when Mathews was concerned in two-century partnerships with Dhananjaya de Silva (102) and Dinesh Chandimal (199) that helped the Lankans submit a mammoth 506.

Mushfiqur Rahim:

Mushfiqur Rahim completed because the second-highest run-scorer of the collection and the best run-getter for Bangladesh with 303 runs. It was the opening Check at Chattogram which was particular for him as he turned the first-ever Bangladeshi participant to register 5,000 Check runs.

Other than scoring two tons, Rahim was additionally concerned in a report 272-run stand for the sixth wicket with batting sensation Litton Das after the hosts misplaced half their aspect for simply 24 runs on the board within the first innings of the Mirpur Check match. The innings-saving partnership, nevertheless, didn’t become a match-winning one.

Asitha Fernando

Rising tempo sensation Asitha Fernando has additionally discovered a point out on this record courtesy of some outstanding performances within the away Check collection in opposition to Bangladesh final month. Whereas Fernando took three wickets within the first Check, he adopted it up with a superb spell within the second the place he completed with 10 wickets within the contest.

Asitha Fernando completed with 13 wickets to his title, however extra importantly, he additionally emerged as the best wicket-taker within the ICC World Check Championship collection between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

Nominees for Girls’s Participant of the Month

So far as the ladies’s cricketers are involved Pakistan’s, Tuba Hasan, her captain Bismah Maroof and Jersey’s Trinity Smith have been shortlisted as Gamers of the Month. Tuba Hasan had a memorable T20I collection in opposition to Sri Lanka as she completed as the best wicket-taker of Pakistan and likewise bagged the Participant of the Sequence award. Extra importantly, she took 3/8 on debut.

Pakistan skipper Bismah Maroof performed the finisher’s position to perfection within the Sri Lanka collection as she completed with 65 runs in three matches and was additionally the best run-getter of the event. 17-year-old Trinity Smith who had made her debut in opposition to France just lately picked up a wicket on debut and scored a formidable 43-ball 59 in opposition to Spain within the quadrangular collection that additionally concerned Austria.



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