Skilled India seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar was among the many cricketers nominated for the ICC ‘Participant of the Month’ award for March following his standout performances within the restricted overs matches in opposition to England.
The ICC on Thursday introduced the nominees to recognise one of the best performances from each female and male cricketers throughout all types of worldwide cricket.
Apart from Bhuvneshwar, the others within the males’s class included ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan of Afghanistan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams.
The nominees among the many ladies’s comprised Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.
Final month, Bhuvneshwar performed three ODIs in opposition to England the place he took 6 wickets with an economic system charge of 4.65. He additionally went on to play 5 T20Is in opposition to them the place he took 4 wickets with a improbable economic system charge of 6.38.
He was the standout bowler on both facet within the white ball sequence between India and England.
Rashid took 11 wickets as his workforce gained the second Check in opposition to Zimbabwe and adopted up with six wickets in a 3-0 T20I victory for his facet.
From Zimbabwe, Williams performed two Checks in opposition to Afghanistan the place he scored a complete of 264 runs and took 2 wickets. He additionally went on to play three T20Is in opposition to them whereby he scored 45 runs with a strike charge of 128.57.
In ladies’s cricket, Rajeshwari performed 5 ODIs in opposition to South Africa and has been their main wicket-taker in each the white ball sequence.
She took 8 wickets with an economic system charge of three.56 within the ODIs and within the three T20Is in opposition to the identical opponent she took 4 wickets with an economic system charge of 4.75.
Raut performed 5 ODIs in opposition to South Africa the place she scored a complete of 263 runs at 87.66 with a strike charge of 71.66. Raut has been India’s high run-scorer within the ODI sequence in opposition to South Africa, scoring a century and two half-centuries in these video games.
From the South African camp, Lizelle performed 4 ODIs in opposition to India the place she scored a century and two half-centuries to maneuver to the highest of the ICC batting rankings.
The three nominees for every of the classes are shortlisted primarily based on the on-field performances and total achievements in the course of the interval of that month (the primary to the final day of every calendar month).