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 the most effective 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 girls’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 financial system price of 4.65. He additionally went on to play 5 T20Is in opposition to them the place he took 4 wickets with a implausible financial system price 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 crew gained the second Take a look at 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 price of 128.57.
In girls’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 financial system price of three.56 within the ODIs and within the three T20Is in opposition to the identical opponent she took 4 wickets with an financial system price 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 price of 71.66.
Raut has been India’s prime 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 based mostly on the on-field performances and total achievements throughout the interval of that month (the primary to the final day of every calendar month).