Bhuvneshwar Kumar nominated for ICC Player of the Month for March for England heroics

India’s fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month of March 2021 thanks to his heroics against England in the recent T20I series at home.

The ICC on Thursday announced the nominees to recognize the best performances and besides Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan and Zimbabwe’s Sean Williams were nominated in the men’s category.

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Last month, Bhuvneshwar played three ODIs against England where he took 6 wickets with an economy rate of 4.65. He also went on to play five T20Is against them where he took 4 wickets with a fantastic economy rate of 6.38.

Who’s your ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March?Sean Williams ???????? 264 Test runs at 132, 2 centuries
Rashid Khan ???????? 11 Test wickets at 25; 6 T20I wickets at 12.6
Bhuvneshwar Kumar ???????? 6 ODI wickets at 22.5; 4 T20I wickets at 28.7Vote here ????
— ICC (@ICC) April 8, 2021

Meanwhile, Rashid Khan picked 11 wickets in Afghanistan’s victory over Zimbabwe in second Test and then picked six wickets in a 3-0 T20I victory for his side. From Zimbabwe, Williams played two Tests against Afghanistan where he scored a total of 264 runs and took 2 wickets. He also went on to play three T20Is against them wherein he scored 45 runs with a strike rate of 128.57.

(PTI inputs)

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