Babar Azam Gets ICC Player of the Month Award

Babar Azam Gets ICC Player of the Month Award
Babar Azam Wins Hearts By Showing Solidarity With India
Babar Azam Gets ICC Player of the Month Award

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that for April the winners of the ICC Player of The Month Awards have honoured and celebrated the best achievements of both male and female cricketers throughout the year.

For his consistent, outstanding performance across all sorts in the recent series against South Africa, Pakistan’s Babar Azam won the ICC Men’s Player of the Month in April 2021, and was chosen by fans and the ICC polling academy as the winner in April.

As an Australian cricketer, Alyssa Healy, for her excellent consistency with the bat, was named ICC Women’s Player of the Month for April 2021.

Babar’s 82-ball 94 in South Africa’s third ODI gained 13 leading points to achieve an excellent career of 865. In the third match of a T20I series against the same opposition, he also participated 122 of the 59 balls in Pakistan’s successful chasing.

Ramiz Raja, representative of the ICC Voting Academy, commented on Azam’s performance in April

In white ball cricket the world bats in two ways. One way is to destroy attacks with muscle and strength and then it is a way for the Babar Azam to perform a batting symphony with punch, plume and flair.

On Pakistan’s limited-up South Africa tour, Babar was in supreme form. In the ODI series he scored a century and a half, leading the team to a win in the Rainbow Nation for the historic ODI and to the ICC ODI Batsmen’s rankings.

He has continued in the T20I series with a rich vein shape and won his 1st T20I Century in the 3rd T20I and led Pakistan to a 3-1 win in the T20Is. During this period, Babar was also the world’s fastest cricketer, reaching 2000 T20I runs.

PSL 2021 Schedule

Date Day Night
9-Jun Lahore Qalandars v Islamabad United
10-Jun Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings Peshawar Zalmi v Lahore Qalandars
11-Jun Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators
12-Jun Quetta Gladiators v Peshawar Zalmi
13-Jun Islamabad United v Lahore Qalandars Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi
14-Jun Islamabad United v Karachi Kings
15-Jun Quetta Gladiators v Lahore Qalandars Peshawar Zalmi v Karachi Kings
16-Jun Multan Sultans v Quetta Gladiators
17-Jun Islamabad United v Peshawar Zalmi Karachi Kings v Lahore Qalandars
18-Jun Multan Sultans v Lahore Qalandars
19-Jun Quetta Gladiators v Karachi Kings Multan Sultans v Islamabad United
21-Jun Qualifier (1 v 2) Eliminator 1 (3 v 4)
22-Jun Eliminator 2 (loser Qualifier v winner Eliminator 1)
24-Jun Final

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