Virat Kohli bags ICC Player of the Month award
Indian batting star Virat Kohli has been named the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for October 2022 after some outstanding performances in the ongoing T20 World Cup. He has been instrumental in India reaching the semi-finals in the T20 WC.
Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza and South Africa’s David Miller were the other nominees for the award along with Kohli, but the Indian batter beat them to claim the title.
Virat Kohli’s in only four innings in October scored match-winning knocks, including a magical 82* against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup. His knock of 82* from just 53 deliveries helped India win a crunch situation against Pakistan. Kohli also went on to admit during the post-match interview that it was the best knock of his T20I career.
Virat Kohli calls the honor special
“It is a great honor for me to have been voted the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for October. Being chosen as the standout player by fans across the globe as well as the panel makes this accolade even more special for me,” Kohli said after winning the award.
“I want to pay tribute to the other nominees who performed so well during the month and also to my teammates, who continue to support me to perform to the best of my ability,” he added.
Nida Dar named ICC Women’s Player of the Month
Pakistan all-rounder Nida Dar has been named the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for October 2022 after some terrific performances during the Women’s Asia Cup.
“It was great to be nominated for the award and to win it is very special to me. I wish we could have won the Women’s Asia Cup, but I am happy that we as a team are performing, and the recent series win against Ireland at home shows the commitment the girls are putting into their game,” said Dar.