Pakistan captain Babar Azam is among the players nominated for the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Player of the Year award.
The ICC yesterday announced four nominations for the T20 Player of the Year, including Pakistan’s Muhammad Rizwan, Sri Lanka’s Hassa Ranga, Australia’s Mitchell Marsh and England’s Jose Butler. Nominations have also been announced for the ODI Player of the Year.
Apart from Pakistan captain Babar Azam, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan, South Africa’s Yanman Milan and Ireland’s Paul Sterling are also among the ICC’s nominees for ODIs.
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Four stars have been nominated for the ICC Men's ODI Player of the Year 2021 award 💥
— ICC (@ICC) December 30, 2021
It may be recalled that Pakistan’s Babar Azam is at number one in batting in the rankings of ODI cricketers while Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh is at number one in all-rounders’ rankings.