Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar became the third successive Indian recipient of the award since its inception.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar won the ICC Player of the Month Award for his outstanding performance in the limited-overs series in March in England on Tuesday.

Veteran Indian seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar won the ICC Player of the Month Award for his brilliant performance in the limited-overs series in March in England on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian took six wickets in three ODIs at an economy rate of 4.65, while picking up four wickets in five T20Is at an impressive economy rate of 6.38 to emerge as a standout bowler on both sides in the white T20 series. .. Bhuvneshwar said, “After a really long and painful gap, I am happy to play for India. I used the time to work on my fitness and skills and I am happy to take wickets for my country.” In an ICC release.

Bhubaneswar is the third Indian to receive the award earlier this year.

The January honors were claimed for their feats in Australia by dodging wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant, while veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin won it in the month of February after a spectacular all-round show in the home Test series against England. Was.

“I would like to thank everyone who helped me in this journey started by my family and friends and my colleagues. Also, a special thank you to the ICC Voting Academy and all the fans who voted for me and made me an ICC.” ” Bhubaneswar said, “Male player month for March.”

Apart from Bhubaneswar, Afghanistan’s ace leg-spinner Rashid Khan and Zimbabwean Sean Williams were also nominated in the men’s category.

Former India batsman VVS Laxman, representing the ICC Voting Academy, said, “Bhuvi was missed for almost a year and a half in international cricket through a number of unrelated injuries, but you would never have guessed.

“He excelled both in the powerplay overs and in a white-ball format against a powerful, aggressive batting line-up in England. He was instrumental in shaping the Indian win in both series, economical and penetrating. . “

South African Liezel Lee, who played four ODIs against India, where she scored a century and two half-centuries to top the women’s ODI batting rankings, was named the ICC women’s player for March.

“I am happy and honored to receive this award. Such praise is a great way to keep me motivated and continue working even harder on my game. A big thanks to my teammates for their support because it Is never possible. Them, Lee said.

Commenting on Lee’s performance in March, representing the ICC Voting Academy, Ramiz Raja said: “It is not easy to score many of those runs under foreign batting conditions. Adjusting the slow track and lizel from bouncy pitches. There is always a challenge. Magnificently. “

The women nominees also included the Indian duo of Rajeshwari Gaikwad and Punam Raut.

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