Dubai. Indian fast bowler Jaspreet Bumrah, who excelled with both bat and ball in the ongoing Test series against England, has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month award for August. In addition to Bumrah, the men’s list also includes England Test captain Joe Root and Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi. Root has done great in the Test series. He is the only batsman to score more than 500 runs in the series.
Nataya Bochatham of Thailand, Gabby Lewis of Ireland and Aymar Richardson are in the women’s category. Jaspreet Bumrah took wickets in the first Test. Then, in the second Test, Mohammad Shami formed a 9th wicket-run partnership, which proved crucial in India’s victory. At the same time, for England, captain Root scored a century in three Tests and reached the top of the Test batsmen’s rankings.
Shaheen has taken 18 wickets in 2 Tests
Pakistan’s left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi has taken 118 wickets in two Tests against the West Indies. In the second Test, he took 10 wickets and became the fourth youngest Pakistani bowler to achieve this feat. Earlier, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Mohammad Zahid had done this feat. Because of this, the Pakistan team won by 109 runs and the 2-match series is tied at 1-1.
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Lewis became the first player to score a century
In women’s cricket, Nataya did a wonderful job against Zimbabwe with both bat and ball. Thanks to him, Thailand won the three-match T20 series 2-1. With the help of great performances from Lewis and Richardson, the Irish team has won three of the four matches in the T20 World Cup Europe qualifiers. Gabby Lewis became the first player to score a T20I century for Ireland. He scored 105 off 0 balls against Germany. He hit 11 fours and 3 sixes. The team won the match by 164 runs.
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