In response to the ICC web site, Eire’s Laura Delany additionally secured the title within the girls’s class.
“Asif beat Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan and Namibia’s David Wiese to the lads’s award, and Delany beat teammate Gaby Lewis and Zimbabwe’s Mary-Anne Musonda to the ladies’s prize,” the report mentioned.
It famous that Asif scored 52 runs with out defeat throughout three matches for the Inexperienced Shirts in October on the T20 World Cup, scoring at a strike charge of 273.68.
The report talked about his spectacular efficiency through the conflict with New Zealand, when Asif scored 27 runs from 12 balls, serving to the group defeat the Black Caps.
Within the match towards Afghanistan, with Pakistan needing 24 runs within the last two overs, Asif scored 4 sixes within the nineteenth.
Singing Asif’s praises, ICC Voting Academy Member Irfan Pathan mentioned that “serving to your group to win, particularly from the jaws of defeat, is what makes him particular”.
“Though he scored significantly lower than different two nominated gamers, the contribution he made and the strain conditions from the place he snatched the victories made all of the distinction,” he mentioned.
Reacting to the event, sports activities journalist Zainab Abbas congratulated Asif and mentioned that it was “well-deserved”.