Harmanpreet, Rizwan Win ICC ‘Player Of September Month’ Award


Dubai: India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur has been awarded the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for September 2022 after a memorable showing in the ODI series in England.

Similarly, Pakistan batter Mohammad Rizwan has been crowned the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for September 2022 after some stellar performances.

Kaur beat tough competition from her Indian teammate – opener Smriti Mandhana and Bangladesh skipper Nigar Sultana who also came up with some stunning displays.

After her win, Harmanpreet stated, “It was great to be nominated for the award, and to win it is an amazing feeling. To come out as winner when being nominated alongside Smriti and Nigar is very humbling.

Rizwan beat competition from ace Indian spinner Axar Patel and emerging Australian all-rounder Cameron Green, who both had a month to remember.

Rizwan was in stunning form in September, churning out some sizzling performances in T20Is. The No.1 T20I batter in the MRF Tyres ICC Men’s Player Rankings continued his domination in the shortest format of the game and put his name on the shortlist for the Player of the Month for September.

“I want to give my high appreciation to all my teammates as they made things easy for me. These achievements boost your confidence. I am happy with my performance and I would like to take this momentum forward in Australia.

“I would like to dedicate this award to the people in Pakistan who are affected by the floods and climate change. Hopefully this will bring smiles on their faces.”

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