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ICC nominates Rishabh Pant and two others for Men’s Player of the Month

The 23-year-old Pant played two Tests against Australia where he scored a 97 at Sydney to ensure a draw before an unbeaten 89 at Brisbane that led India to a historic series-clinching win.

Shivani Arora

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Published on 2 Feb 2021 10:13 AM GMT

ICC nominates Rishabh Pant and two others for Men’s Player of the Month
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One of the architects of India’s historic win in Australia, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant was on Tuesday nominated for the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award along with England skipper Joe Root and Ireland’s Paul Stirling.

The International Cricket Council announced the nominees for the inaugural Player of the Month Awards which will “recognise and celebrate the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket throughout the year”.

The 23-year-old Pant played two Tests against Australia where he scored a 97 at Sydney to ensure a draw before an unbeaten 89 at Brisbane that led India to a historic series-clinching win.

ICC Nominates three players:

https://twitter.com/ICC/status/1356517369233854465

In January, Root played two Tests against Sri Lanka, where he scored a 228 and 186. And led his team to a 2-0 Test series victory.

The third nominee in the category, Stirling played two ODIs against the UAE . Also, three ODIs vs Afghanistan, where he scored three centuries.

Women Cricketers:

Among women cricketers, Pakistan Diana Baig. South African duo of Shabnim Ismail and Marizanne Kapp were nominated for the monthly honours.

Voting Process:

Explaining the voting process, ICC said its Voting Academy, comprising prominent members of the cricket family including senior journalists, former players, and broadcasters and some members of the ICC Hall of Fame, will primarily decide the winner.

“The Voting Academy will submit their votes by email and will retain a 90% share of the vote.

“Additionally, fans registered with the ICC will be able to vote via the ICC website once the shortlisted players are announced. Also, will have a 10 per cent share of the vote.

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“Winners will be announced every second Monday of the month on the ICC’s digital channels.”

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