New Delhi The first Test match is being played between India and England in Chennai, in which the players of both teams are working hard on the field to win. In response to England’s 578 runs, the Indian team collapsed for 357 runs, which makes Kohli’s army look weak.
Meanwhile, India’s wicketkeeper and batsman Rishabhpant has received a big reward from the ICC. Pant has been awarded the ICC Men’s Player of the Month Award for his outstanding performance in January 2021.
Pant had scored an innings of 97 runs against Australia in Sydney and an unbeaten 89 in Brisbane. His performance helped India win the Test 2–1 in Australia. The ICC quoted Pant as saying, “I am very happy to receive the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award. It is the greatest award for any player to win a team. But such awards inspire the youth to perform better Will do.
He said, “I dedicate this award to every member of the Indian team who contributed to our win in Australia. I also thank all my fans who voted for me. Among women, Shabnim Ismail of South Africa was named ICC Women’s Player Off the Month Award. Ismail has taken seven wickets for his team with Pakistan.
The ICC began last month inaugurating the ICC Player of the Month Award to give a new recognition to the performances of female and male cricketers who have performed brilliantly in every format throughout the year. The award nominating committee of the ICC will decide three nominations for each category. The winner will be announced on the second Monday of the month.