As we speak has been marked as probably the most exceptional day for Pakistan cricket and for individuals who like to play cricket and help their heroes in good and unhealthy occasions.
The world cricket governing physique Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced that nationwide crew skipper Babar Azam has been named as ICC ODI participant of the 12 months for 2021. Aside from Azam, different nominees had been Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, South Africa’s Janneman Malan, and Eire’s Paul Stirling for the award. In all, Babar graced the present.
Babar Azam may need performed solely six ODI’s in 2021. In these matches, he hammered 405 runs at a mean of 67.50 with two centuries.
Coming to the opposite historic second, Shaheen Shah Afridi has been named ICC cricketer of the 12 months and awarded Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy by ICC.
Within the 12 months 2021, Shaheen bagged 78 wickets in 36 internationals at a mean of 22.20. His greatest bowling determine was 6/51. The perfect second for Shaheen followers was when he despatched KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, and Virat Kohli again to the pavilion.
Not solely Babar and Shaheen however the wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan additionally made his nation proud when ICC awarded him the T20I cricketer of the 12 months award.
He dominated the roost in 2021 when it got here to the shortest format of the sport. Rizwan made a staggering 1,326 runs in solely 29 matches at a mean of 73.66 and a strike price of 134.89 final 12 months.
Taking to Twitter, Prime Minister Imran Khan lauded the celebs by saying “Congratulations to our cricket stars. You may have made us proud.”
Congratulations to our cricket stars. You may have made us proud. pic.twitter.com/M2phySIItZ
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) January 24, 2022
The PCB chief Ramiz Raja additionally congratulated the trio. In a tweet, he wrote ” #incredible3 The world of cricket is richer and so watchable due to you. A proud second for the followers who by now you can see a brand new starting.”
#incredible3 The world of cricket is richer and so watchable due to you. A proud second for the followers who by now you can see a brand new starting… @iMRizwanPak @babarazam258 @iShaheenAfridi @ICCAwards
— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) January 24, 2022