ICC Awards 2021 announced
ICC Awards for Year 2021 are announced .Total 13 categories for ICC Awards
- Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year
- Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year
- ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
- ICC Umpire of the Year
The first seven categories listed above will feature a shortlist of four names, and these will be announced from 28 December to 31 December across all of ICC’s digital and social media channels. The shortlisted categories will recognize those players who have had the most impactful performances in the period under consideration – 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021. The names shortlisted for these awards will be decided by a specialist ICC Awards panel, comprising prominent cricket journalists and broadcasters from across the globe along with ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice.
The ICC Voting Academy, comprising a wider selection of global cricket journalists and broadcasters, will vote for their first, second and third choices, while global cricket fans will also be invited to vote for their top performers via ICC’s digital channels. The result of the ICC Voting Academy selections and the fans’ vote will be combined to determine the winner in each of these categories.
The Emerging and Associate categories listed above will not feature shortlists and will be determined solely by the Voting Academy.
The ICC Spirit of Cricket Award honours an action, moment, gesture, or decision on the field of play in international cricket during the year which best reflects the Spirit of Cricket, and this will be determined by the ICC, while the ICC Umpire of the Year Award is determined by votes collected from the ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees and Full Member men’s and women’s captains.
The five ICC Teams of the Year will be also decided by the ICC Voting Academy via an online survey – with each voter selecting their teams in the batting order and nominating a captain for each format.
The winners for each category will be announced in January 2022. The five official ICC Teams of the Year are set to be announced on 17 and 18 January, whereas the individual awards pertaining to women’s cricket will be announced on 23 January. The men’s awards, as well as the ICC Spirit of Cricket and ICC Umpire of the Year award, will be announced on 24 January.
Nominees for ICC Men’s Test Player of the Year revealed
Four player are nominated for Men’s Test Player of the Year Award. These four players English Captain Joe Root, Indian Bowler Ravichandran Ashwin, New Zeland Fast bowler Kyle
Player and Performance in Year 2021
Joe Root England
1708 Runs 15 matches with six centuries
R Ashwin -India
52 wickets in 8 matches at average of 16.23 and 337 runs with average 28.8 and scored one century.
Kyle Jamieson – New Zealand
27 wickets in 5 matches at 17.51 . 105 runs with average of 17.5
Dimuth Karunaratne – Sri Lanka
902 runs in 7 matches at 69.38 with 4 centuries