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Bhuvneshwar, Rashid, Williams nominated for ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award

India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams were on Thursday nominated for the ICC ‘Player of the Month’ award for March for delivering outstanding performances for their respective teams.

The ICC on Thursday announced the nominees to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket.

In March, Bhuvneshwar played three ODIs against England where he took 6 wickets with an economy rate of 4.65. He also went on to play five T20Is against them where he took 4 wickets with a fantastic economy rate of 6.38.

He was the standout bowler on either side in the white ball series between India and England.

Rashid took 11 wickets as his team won the second Test against Zimbabwe and followed up with six wickets in a 3-0 T20I victory for his side.

From Zimbabwe, Williams played two Tests against Afghanistan where he scored a total of 264 runs and took 2 wickets. He also went on to play three T20Is against them wherein he scored 45 runs with a strike rate of 128.57.

Meanwhile, the nominees among the women’s comprised Rajeshwari Gayakwad of India, South Africa’s Lizelle Lee and India’s Punam Raut.

 

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