whatsapp-logo+92 300 859 4219 , +92 300 859 1434

   Cash On Delivery is Available

whatsapp-logo+92 300 859 4219 , +92 300 859 1434

   Cash On Delivery is Available

Babar Azam nominated for 2021 ICC Males’s ODI Participant of the Yr award

Babar Azam
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday unveiled nominations for its ODI Participant of the Yr award, with Pakistan skipper Babar Azam one in all 4 contenders for the accolade.

The nationwide skipper scored 405 runs in six matches within the outgoing yr at a mean of 67.50 with two centuries within the 50-over format.

Alongside Azam, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, Eire’s Paul Stirling and South Africa’s Janneman Malan have been named as contenders for the award.

Final yr, India’s Virat Kohli had bagged the ODI Participant of the Decade for his standout performances within the earlier 10 years.

Describing Azam because the “top-ranked batter”, the ICC mentioned the Pakistan skipper performed solely six ODIs in 2021, “however he made very important contributions” in each the collection his group performed this yr”.

With the nomination, the ICC additionally posted a video recap of Azam’s feats in 2021 and titled it “Babar Azam: satisfaction of Pakistan”

The worldwide cricket physique mentioned Azam was the second-highest run-scorer with 228 runs and was the participant of the match in each of Pakistan’s wins within the 2-1 collection victory towards South Africa in April 2021.

“He was the architect of Pakistan’s chase of 274 within the first ODI with a century and laid the inspiration with an 82-ball 94 within the ultimate ODI the place the guests posted 320 batting first.

In line with ICC, Azam’s finest efficiency in 2021 got here within the third match of the three-match ODI collection towards England in July, with the earlier two video games already triumphed by the English aspect.

Within the July thirteenth sport, Pakistan, whereas batting first, had posted 331 with Azam scoring near 50 per cent of the group’s runs.

With the milestone out of the best way, Azam exploded within the loss of life overs and virtually batted via the innings, getting out within the final over for 158, his highest-ever ODI rating, mentioned the ICC.

The sport had ended with James Vince and Lewis Gregory stealing the present with a shocking 129-run stand for the sixth wicket as England chased down the whole down with two overs to spare.