The International Cricket Council on Friday nominated two Pakistani players. Mohammad Rizwan, and Shaheen Shah Afridi for Sir James Abraham sober, Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year. Both players had been brilliant across the formats and won various matches for Pakistan.
Fast bowler Shaheen Afridi took 78 wickets. From the 36 internationals at an average of 22.20, during his excellent year 2021. Although Rizwan scored a total of 1,915 runs from 44, international matches. At an average of 56.32, with two centuries in 2021, the cricket control body said in its press release.
The other two nominees for the respected award are New Zealand, all-format skippers. Kane Williamson, and England Test captain, Joe Root. Williamson lifted the title of the World Test Championship earlier this year. And also
guide his side to the final of the T20 World Cup 2021. Joe Root on the other hand had a brilliant run with the bat. He scored a total of 1,855 runs in 18, international matches. At an average of 58.37 counting six centuries this year.
Match winning knocks, sizzling spells, superhuman efforts. And ideal leadership is how the ICC described the quality of its four nominees. Earlier this week, Rizwan has also nominated for the ICC Men’s T20I Player of the Year award. according to Wanindu Hasaranga, Mitch Marsh, and David Warner. The winners will be announced on 24 January.s