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Shryeas Iyer, Amelia Kerr Win ICC Players of the Month Award for February 2022

Shryeas Iyer, Amelia Kerr Win ICC Players of the Month Award for February 2022

India batter Shreyas Iyer and New Zealand’s have been adjudged the ICC Players of the Month for February 2022.

Following his good white-ball exploits in the course of the residence sequence towards West Indies and Sri Lanka respectively final month, Iyer bagged the ICC males’s Player of the Month award. He pipped fellow nominees, UAE’s Vriitya Aravind and Nepal’s Dipendra Singh Airee to assert the award.

The right-hander struck a match-winning 80 within the third ODI towards the West Indies in Ahmedabad and adopted it up with a brisk 16-ball 25 within the closing recreation of the next three-match T20I sequence.

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Iyer was even higher within the T20I sequence towards Sri Lanka, amassing 204 runs with out being dismissed throughout three innings at a extremely spectacular strike-rate of 174.36. He registered scores of 57*(28), 74*(44) and 73*(45) throughout three video games, whereas hanging 20 fours and 7 sixes collectively in a Player of the Series efficiency.

He carried his chic kind within the ongoing Test sequence towards Sri Lanka, enjoying an impressive 92-run knock within the first innings of the Pink-ball Test in Bangalore.

“Throughout the month Shreyas showed tremendous consistency and control,” remarked former Sri Lanka cricketer and voting panel member Russell Arnold.

“He totally dominated opposition bowlers and proved very hard to bowl at, scoring runs all-round the wicket and attacking the bowlers at the right moments. What really stood out for me was his composure as he battles for a regular place in the India lineup,” he added.

On the opposite hand, Amelia Kerr received award following her supreme consistency with each bat and ball in the course of the residence white-ball sequence towards India. After scoring 17 and returning 2/25 in New Zealand’s 18-run win in the one T20I, Kerr showcased exemplary expertise in the course of the ODI leg to additional set up herself as a world-class cricketer.

She completed the top-run scorer within the ODI sequence with 353 runs at a staggering common of 117.67, whereas bagging seven wickets at an economic system of 5.78. She was named the Player of the Match within the second and fourth ODI respectively, her standout efficiency coming within the former, by which she returned 1/43 with the ball earlier than anchoring a tense 271-run chase with a chic unbeaten 119.

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Kerr was chosen forward of fellow nominees, India captain Mithali Raj and all-rounder Deepti Sharma for the award. The Wellington-born is already being hailed as top-of-the-line ladies cricketers of the fashionable recreation.

“Amelia Kerr is growing into her role as a genuine all-rounder in the New Zealand team,” mentioned Isobel Joyce, the previous Ireland Women cricketer, and a voting panel member.

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