Shaheen Afridi promised a wicket every time the ball was thrown in two tests against the West Indies in August.
Candidates for this month’s ICC players were announced in August 2021. Both male and female candidates feature a strong list of candidates that should tear fans apart.
There was no surprise between Joe Root, English captain, Pakistani pacemaker Shaheen Afridi and a male candidate featuring his Indian counterpart. Jaspari Bumura..
Afridi promised a wicket every time the ball was thrown in two tests against the West Indies in August. He finished the series with 18 wickets and won 10 wickets in the second test, helping Pakistan secure a 109 run win at the series level. With 10 wickets in the test, Afridi became the fourth youngest paceman from Pakistan after Wasim Akram, Wakar Unis and Mohammad Zahid.
India’s Bumura was equally exceptional in his fast bowling against England. He won 9 wickets in the first test, but the second test in Rose when he contributed to the 89-run 9-wicket partnership with Mohammad Shami, who proved to be crucial to India’s victory. Received as much praise for his role in the bat at.
Joe Root stands out in 2021
England leveled the series in the third test, mainly thanks to the captain Joe Root, The looted person runs at will. He scored for centuries in each of the three tests against India in August. This is the purple patch that led him to the top of the ICC test batting rankings. In August alone, England’s skippers recorded 528 runs, averaging 105.60.
And the English skipper couldn’t stop in 2021 when he got a willow in the test. Route already plundered a staggering 1419 run in 22 innings played white in 2021 and recorded his run with a huge average of 67.57. Also, the legend of right-handed batting records the 6th century this year, two of which are in the 2nd century.
In fact, this is the rule of the route, and he leads his closest rival, Rohit Sharma, by 513 runs. The record for the most test runs to date in a calendar year is held by Mohammad Yusuf, who broke 1788 runs with an average of 99.33 in 2006. And with The Ashes lined up at the end of the year, Root has a chance to surpass Yousuf’s previous tally.
Voting ends on Saturday, September 11, and winners will be announced on Monday.