Veteran all-rounder Nida Dar was on Monday named the Ladies’s Participant of the Month for October by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC), owing to her performances throughout the Ladies’s Asia Cup.
India’s Virat Kohli, on the hand, bagged the Males’s Participant of the Month award following a collection of star performances throughout the ongoing T20 World Cup.
Based on an ICC press launch, each Kohli and Dar have been elected winners following a worldwide vote performed amongst media representatives, ICC Corridor of Famers, former worldwide gamers and followers.
Throughout the Ladies’s Asia Cup held earlier this yr, Dar scored 145 runs at a mean of 72.50 and took eight key wickets.
Among the many highlights she loved throughout October, Dar was sensational within the historic victory over India in Sylhet. Batting first, she arrived on the crease at 33 for 3, earlier than powering 56 not out to take the staff to a aggressive rating of 137. She then went on to star with the ball, taking the important thing wickets of Harmanpreet Kaur and Jemimah Rodrigues because the eventual match winners fell quick in dramatic trend.
The all-rounder claimed her inaugural ICC Ladies’s Participant of the Month win by edging out Indian duo Rodrigues and Deepti Sharma, who every produced spectacular shows throughout the Ladies’s Asia Cup.
Commenting on the accolade, Dar mentioned: “It was great to be nominated for the award and to win it is very special to me. I wish we could have won the Women’s Asia Cup, but I am happy that we as a team are performing, and the recent series win against Ireland at home shows the commitment the girls are putting into their game.”
She added that she took nice delight in representing the nation, including that “my aim is to contribute to my team winning as much as I can”.
In the meantime, a member of the voting panel, Dirk Nannes mentioned that Nida had been in very good kind all through the month with bat and ball and had been a constant determine for Pakistan ladies for a while.
“A focal point in the Pakistan bowling attack, she continues to be an important player for them, and she richly deserves to be the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for October,” Nannes added.