India’s star batter Suryakumar Yadav & flamboyant woman cricketer Smriti Mandhana have been nominated for ICC T20 player of the year.
SuryaKumar has been in a sublime touch throughout the year with the bat. He is only the second batter to cross 1000-run-mark this year in T20Is. He finished the year being the highest run-getter of the year, smashing 1164 runs at an astounding average of 187 including 9 fifties & 2 hundreds.
Furthermore, he remained phenomenal in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 too, scoring 3 fifties in 6 innings at an average of 60 & strike rate of 189.68. Talking about Smriti Mandhana, She was the pillar of Indian women’s cricket team in T20Is in 2022.
Smriti Mandhana scored 594 runs in 23 matches this year. She remained India’s best batter in the Commonwealth Games, the T20 Asia Cup and a memorable five-match home series against Australia. She also made a new record of scoring the fastest T20I fifty by an Indian woman (23 balls)