The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the nominees for the ICC Player of the Month Awards for the month of February to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket.
The ICC Men’s Player of the Month Feb Nominees: Ravichandran Ashwin (IND), Joe Root (ENG) and Kyle Mayers (WI)
Ravichandran Ashwin played 3 tests against England as part of India’s ongoing series against them. In these Tests he scored a 106 in the second innings of India’s second Test victory over England at Chennai and took his 400th Test wicket in the third Test victory at Ahmedabad. He scored a total of 176 runs across these games along with 24 wickets.
England Test captain Joe Root makes it to the list of nominations again this month for his outstanding performance with the bat and the ball. He scored a total of 333 runs and took 6 wickets overall in the 3 Tests that he played against India.
From the West Indies, Test debutant Kyle Mayers played 2 Tests against Bangladesh and scored a match-winning 210 to help the West Indies successfully chase 395 and win the first Test against Bangladesh. This performance alone is deserving of this nomination.
ICC Women’s Player of the Month Feb Nominees: Tammy Beaumont (ENG), Brooke Halliday (NZ), Nat Sciver (ENG)
ICC Press Release