Keshav Maharaj Named ICC Player of the Month for April 2022

AWARDS AND SPORTS

32-year-old Keshav Maharaj, Proteas Spinner of South Africa has been selected as the ICC Men's Player of the Month for April 2022. Keeper cum batter Alyssa Healy of Australia has been selected as the ICC Women's Player of the Month for April 2022.

Maharaj was selected for his brilliant performance during the recent two-match Test series against Bangladesh. He helped the team to win the series at 2-0.

During this test series against Bangladesh, he claimed 16 wickets for South Africa at an average of 12.12 and also received the ‘Player of the Series award. He took two seven-wicket hauls in the second innings of both Tests.

Also, he shined with the bat by scoring an attacking 84 runs during the second Test in Port Elizabeth as South Africa wrapped up a 2-0 series triumph on home soil.

Healy was selected for her match-winning innings of 170 runs in the Women's Cricket World Cup final in Christchurch. The Australian team scored the highest-ever score in the final match of any ICC global event.

 

   Important points for the exam:

  • Keshav Maharaj, Proteas Spinner of South Africa has been selected as the ICC Men's Player of the Month for April 2022.
  • Keeper cum batter Alyssa Healy of Australia has been selected as the ICC Women's Player of the Month for April 2022.
  • Maharaj was selected for his brilliant performance during the recent two-match Test series against Bangladesh.
  • In the two-match test series, he took 16 wickets in total and scored 84 runs during the second Test.
  • Healy was selected for her match-winning innings of 170 runs in the Women's Cricket World Cup final in Christchurch.

   Facts to know:

  • ICC: International Cricket Council.
  • ICC was established in 1909.
  • Chairman of ICC: Mr.Greg Barclay.
  • Headquarters of ICC: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
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