Virat Kohli, Jemimah Rodrigues, Deepti Sharma Nominated For ICC ‘Participant Of The Month’

Batting maestro Virat Kohli, together with the Asia Cup successful duo of Jemimah Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma, had been on Thursday nominated for the ICC ‘Participant of the Month’ award within the males’s and ladies classes, respectively. The nominations are for the month of October. Whereas Kohli has been nominated for the primary time, following his heroics with the bat within the T20 World Cup wins towards arch-rivals Pakistan and the Netherlands, Rodrigues and Sharma had been shortlisted after they performed pivotal roles within the Indian ladies’s workforce’s Asia Cup triumph.

Rodrigues ended the event because the main run-scorer, whereas teammate Sharma was named Participant of the Event and joint main wicket-taker.

Kohli registered 205 runs in October, displaying glimpses of his absolute best type. He checked out ease in scoring an unbeaten 62 towards a dogged Netherlands.

Nevertheless, the spotlight was the era-defining innings performed in entrance of a full home in Melbourne, as his aspect claimed a historic victory towards Pakistan.

The show noticed Kohli raise his aspect from 31 for 4 to chase down 160 off the ultimate ball, due to a powerful 82 not out from 53 balls.

South Africa’s David Miller and Sikandar Raza of Zimbabwe had been additionally nominated alongside Kohli.

In ladies’ cricket, Rodrigues, who was beforehand nominated in August following her stellar shows within the Commonwealth Video games, was as soon as once more the driving pressure behind India’s current success.

When her aspect rejoiced the victory over Sri Lanka within the closing, Rodrigues was the main run-scorer for the event, having amassed 217 runs from eight matches at a mean of 54.25.

Amongst her prime shows was the 76 she scored towards the eventual finalists within the opening sport, setting the tone for India’s prize-winning marketing campaign.

Sharma, too, loved a prolific month in the course of the Asia Cup. Her 13 wickets at a outstanding common of seven.69 underlined the constant menace she posed with the ball, together with spectacular figures towards Pakistan and Thailand.


Nida Dar is the ultimate candidate in competition for claiming the award for October as her helpful contributions with bat and ball drove Pakistan to the semi-finals of the Asia Cup.

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