Nominee for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year Awards 2022
The four nominees for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year 2022 are Babar Azam,Ben Stoakes,Sakindar Raza and Tim Southee.
Babar Azam – Pakistan
2598 runs in 44 matches
Babar Azam scored 2598 runs with average of 54.12 .He scored eight hundred and 17 fifties in 2022.
Babar Azam was winner of The 2021 ICC Men’s ODI Player of the Year Award.
He has scored 679 runs in nine matches. He scored 8 fifties in ODI .He won all three ODI series. He won 8 out 9 ODI.He accumulated 1184 runs in just nine matches in Test format. In the T20I format, he led Pakistan to their first T20 World Cup Final since 2009.
Ben Stokes – England
1066 runs and 33 wickets in 28 matches
Stokes has won nine of the 10 Tests as captain. He has scored 870 runs, including two centuries and picked up 26 wickets.
In T20Is, scored 143 runs in nine matches and picked up seven wickets. He scored 52 runs in Final of ICC T20 World Cup.
Sikandar Raza – Zimbabwe
1380 runs and 33 wickets in 39 matches
Raza scored 645 runs at an average of 49.61 in ODIs. He scored three centuries in ODI.
In T20Is, Raza struck at an incredible strike rate of over 150 to accumulate his 745 runs. He was also the highest wicket-taker for in the shortest format, scalping 25 while giving away just 6.13 an over.
He was the Player of the Tournament at T20 World Cup Qualifier B in July and winner of the Player of the Match thrice, including Zimbabwe’s epic win over Pakistan.
Tim Southee – New Zealand
65 wickets in 31 matches
Tim Southee took 65 wickets in 31 matches.
.Southee was the highest wicket-taker for his country with 28 wickets in eight matches.
New Zealand lost all test series in 2022.
The 34-year-old was particularly lethal in the white-ball formats and the New Zealand team that went through to the semi-final of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup took seven wickets in five matches at economy rate of 6.57.