In the women’s section, Ireland all-rounder Ameer Richardson was named Player of the Month.
England captain Joe Root, thanks to his brilliant batting in the recently played Test series against India, overtook star Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah and Pakistan fast bowler Shaheen Afridi on the International Cricket Council. (ICC) won the award for the best male player of the month of August.Also Read – India-England Test will be played next year only to fulfill the contract, it will be a joke: Vaughan
Root scored 507 runs in three Tests against India in August, including three centuries. Due to this performance, he also reached the top of the ICC Test Batsmen’s Rankings. The five-match Test series came to an end when the fifth and final Test had to be called off due to COVID-19 cases in the Indian team. Also Read – England vs India, 5th Test: Doubt over the play of Ollie Robinson including James Anderson, England may get a setback in the decider test
JP Duminy, a former South African all-rounder who is part of the ICC’s Voting Academy, said in a statement, “I am impressed that between expectations and responsibility as captain, he has led with the bat and become the world’s number one batsman.” ‘ Also Read – Jos Buttler, Jack Leach returned to the team for the last Test against India
In the women’s category, Ireland’s all-rounder Eimear Richardson was named the player of the month. Emier beat his teammate Gabby Lewis and Thailand’s Nataya Bouchetham. Zimbabwe’s Pomi Mbangwa also praised Amier’s performance at the ICC’s Voting Academy.
Emier performed brilliantly in the Women’s T20 World Cup Europe qualifier last month, for which she was adjudged the player of the tournament. He took seven wickets in the tournament giving away runs at an economy rate of 4.19.
He took two for six in the first match against Germany and two for 24 against group toppers Scotland. He took two for no runs against France and one for 22 against the Netherlands. Ireland’s team finished second in the group.
Eymer scored a total of 76 runs in the tournament, including a 49-ball 53 in the final match against the Netherlands. “It was exciting to be named the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for August and it’s wonderful to be chosen as the winner now,” said Emier.