The 2021 cricket season has ended up with all its glories and leave some memorable events behind it. There are a lot of brilliant performances this year as there is a T20 World Cup and World Test Championship. The ICC Awards 2021 and Nominees revealed. There are individual awards and 5 best teams awards as well. Moreover, best umpire and spirit of the cricket awards are also there.
ICC Awards 2021
|Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year|
|Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year|
|Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year|
|Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year|
|Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year|
|Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year|
|Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year|
|Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year|
|Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year|
|Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year|
|Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year|
|Spirit of Cricket Award|
|Umpire of the Year|
These are the individual awards that will be announced in beginning of 2022 on different dates. 23 January is the date for the announcement of the winners of Women’s award as well as the Spirit of Cricket and Umpire of the Year. The men’s awards will be announced on January 24, 2022.
ICC will announce the five best teams of the year on January 18, 2022.
Nominees For ICC Awards 2021
Here are the Nominees of different categories. These players perform well in different formats and on that basis, the ICC panel selected them. Here are the complete lists.
Men’s Test Cricketer Of The Year
ODI Cricketer of The Year
|Shakib Al Hasan||Tammy Beaumont|
|Babar Azam||Lizelle Lee|
|Janneman Malan||Hayley Matthews|
|Paul Stirling||Fatima Sana|
T20i Cricketer of The Year
|Jos Buttler||Tammy Beaumont|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||Gaby Lewis|
|Mitchell Marsh||Smriti Mandhana|
|Mohammad Rizwan||Nat Sciver|
2021 was a good year for Cricket as compared to 2020 that was affected badly due to COVID. Two of the best ICC events were done. New Zealand won the ICC World Test Championship while Australia made the way to their maiden T20I World Cup title.
Pakistan performed well in the short formats this year. Babar Azam got the first place in ODIs as well as he became the top batsman in T20Is ranking. Rizwan scored highest runs in a calendar year in T20Is and also helped Pakistan reaching semis by his outstanding wicket-keeping skills. Jos Butler put all his efforts and skills in the sports to made his team qualify for the T20I semi-finals.
That’s all about the ICC Awards 2021. Once there is any update, it will be made available here on the site.