Despite India enduring a difficult 2021, Smriti Mandhana's stock continued to rise with commendable performances in all formats of the game.
Tammy Beaumont of England, Lizelle Lee of South Africa and Gaby Lewis of Ireland are three other nominees for the award. Notably, Smriti Mandhana has also been nominated for Women's T20 Player of the Year.
Besides Ravichandran Ashwin, England skipper Joe Root, New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson and Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne were also nominated for the ICC Test cricketer of the year award.
Aggregating a staggering 1,326 runs in only 29 matches, Mohammad Rizwan struck at an average of 73.66 and a strike-rate of 134.89.
Mohammad Rizwan of Pakistan, Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka, Mitchell Marsh of Australia and Jos Buttler of England have been shortlisted for the ICC T20I Player of the Year 2021 award.
Muhammad Huraira, 19 years and 239 days, reached the milestone in 327 balls on the third day of the Quaid-e-Azam Trophy match between Northern and Balochistan. Batting great Javed Miandad holds the Pakistani record.
Joe Root and Kane Williamson have also been shortlisted for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy which will be announced on January 24.
Anil Kumble, who's the second bowler to claim cricket's own 'perfect 10' against Pakistan in 1999, was among the first to congratulate Ajaz Patel. The New Zealand spinner took all ten Indian wickets in the first innings of...
India face New Zealand in a must-win ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Super 12 match on Sunday. Here's a look at the numbers that matter.
Rashid Khan achieved the feat by dismissing Mohammad Hafeez during the ICC T20 World Cup, Super 12 match between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Shakib finished his spell with figures of 2/17 to help Bangladesh restrict Scotland to 140/9 in their ICC T20 World Cup 2021, Group B match.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni is playing his 10th Indian Premier League final and ninth for Chennai Super Kings as captain.
Indian veteran Raj held the women's record with an unbeaten 114 against Ireland in 1999 at the age of 16 years and 205 days.
The Indian skipper achieved the feat during his 44-run knock in the Indian second innings on the fourth day of the fourth Test match
They have so far added 421 runs at an average of 52.62 in eight innings with one century and two fifty stands
Besides the Indian duo, England's left-arm spinner Sophie Ecclestone has also been nominated for the honour in the women's category
Jack Leach took 4/76, while James Anderson snared 3/17 as England blew away India on the final day to post sixth win in a row away from home.Catch the...
Pant scored a 97 at Sydney and an unbeaten 89 at Brisbane that powered India to an incredible series win against arch-rivals Australia Down Under.
Besides Ashwin and Pant, two other Indians -- Mohammed Siraj and T Natarajan -- are also in the fray.
England won the first cricket series in four months when it defeated the West Indies in the deciding third test by 269 runs on the last day Tuesday at Old...
An emotional David Warner won his third Allan Border Medal beating teammate Steve Smith by one vote in their first season following the ban that brought their...
David Warner won the prestigious medal by beating Steve Smith by a solitary vote, while fast bowler and last year's winner Pat Cummins came third
Virat Kohli amassed 2455 runs across formats as his 85 helped India beat West Indies by four wickets in the series-deciding third ODI, while Rohit Sharma...
Previous winners of the BBC Sports Personality Of The Year award have included Andy Murray, Jonny Wilkinson and Steve Redgrave
The 'Book of the Year' award that carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a memento, aims to recognise and encourage works by Indian writers in English, as well...
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