Babar Azam has been named ICC ODl Cricketer of the Year. He was Pakistan’s second-highest run-scorer with 228 runs, and the Player of the Match. In both of Pakistan’s 2-1 series victory over South Africa.
Following his exploits in 2021, when he scored 405 runs in six games at an average of 67.50. In both of Pakistan’s 2-1 series victory over South Africa. Babar made a century and laid the foundation with an 82-ball 94 in the final ODI. Where the visitors posted 320 batting first.
Babar Azam has been named ICC ODl Cricketer of the Year.
Babar’s best performance this year came in the final ODI against England, which he lost.
Walking in to bat early in the innings, Babar strung together a 92-run stand with Imam-ul-Haq to save Pakistan. He took a conservative approach at first, reaching his half-century in 72 balls. He made amends by scoring the next fifty runs in 32 balls – his second ODI century of the year.
Umpire of the Year: Marais Erasmus
The 57-year-old officiated in the recent series between South Africa and India.
Erasmus oversaw 20 international fixtures across three formats in 2021. in addition to the T20 World Cup final.