ICC nominates Abid, Anam for Player of the month award

DUBAI: International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the nominees for the Player of the Month for November 2021 award, here on Tuesday. Pakistan’s Abid Ali and Anam Amin included.

Pakistan’s star of the first Test against Bangladesh, Abid, got the reward for his valiant batting display, scoring 133 and 91 as the batter inducted in the player of the month nominees.

ICC WT20 player of the tournament, Australia’s David Warner, also among the nominees. Alongside, New Zealand’s fast-bowler – Time Southee. The ICC nominated Southee for his brilliant bowling performance against India.

In women’s category, Pakistan’s slow left-arm orthodox bowler, Anam, nominated for the award for her brilliant bowling display in ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier 2021 in Zimbabwe. The bowler took one wicket against Bangladesh and then delivered a match-winning performance against the hosts, returning 3/9.

Bangladesh’s Nahida Akter and West Indies’ Hayley Matthews also amongst the nominees for the women’s category.

Nahida, too, nominated for her mesmerizing bowling display in the qualifier, while Hayley was nominated for her amazing all-round performance in the ODI series against Pakistan, scoring 57, 26 and 49 in the three games. She also took three and four wickets in the first two ODIs, respectively.

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