A few days ago, the ICC had announced the names of players for the ‘Player of the Month’ award for men and women cricketers for the month of August. Now once again the names of the winners of this award have been revealed through the voting of social media. Joe Root among men and Ameer Richards among women cricketers have received the Player of the Month award this time. information abouthas shared on its official Twitter handle.
Joe Root Wins Player Of The Month Award
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The ICC has announced the names of the winners of the Player of the Month Award for the month of August. England captain this award in men leaving behind Jasprit Bumrahhas won. Root batted well in the Test series played between India and England. In three back to back matches, Root scored 3 centuries and he finished as the highest scorer in the series with 564 runs. In August, 3 Test matches were played, in which Root scored 507 runs.
Root played an unbeaten innings of 180 runs at Lord’s. After this, he achieved the number-1 position in the ICC’s ranking of Test batsmen. Jamie Duminy, a panelist from the ICC Voting Academy and former South African all-rounder, said about Root,
“Joe Root had a lot of responsibility as a captain and the expectations from him were also very high. I was very impressed with the way he contributed with the bat. He also became number one in the ICC Test rankings.
Ameer Richards received the award
At the same time, Ameer Richards has won the Women’s Player of the Month award. He did well in the T20 World Cup Europe qualifier in August. That’s why he has been chosen as the winner of this award. Amier took 7 wickets in the tournament at an economy rate of 4.19. At the same time, in the final against the Netherlands, he scored 53 runs off 49 balls and scored 76 runs in the tournament overall. emier said
“I was very happy to be named the ICC Women’s Player of the Month and now I am very happy to be named the winner.”