ICC awards Shubman Gill as ‘Player of the Month’ for September | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced Indian batsman Shubman Gill because the ICC Males’s Participant of the Month for September 2023 on Friday.
Gill emerged victorious over quick bowler Mohammed Siraj and England’s opener Dawid Malan after amassing 480 ODI runs in September, boasting a formidable common of 80.
Through the Asia Cup, Gill’s excellent efficiency included 302 runs at a median of 75.5, and he notably remained unbeaten on 27* when India achieved a powerful 10-wicket victory over Sri Lanka within the ultimate.

Within the ODI collection in opposition to Australia on residence turf, Gill continued to shine, accumulating 178 runs in simply two innings. He scored a century in opposition to Australia (104) within the second ODI, following up on his earlier century in opposition to Bangladesh (121) throughout the Asia Cup, thus securing two centuries within the month of September.
He scored a century in opposition to Australia (104) within the second of these ODIs, after smashing a ton in opposition to Bangladesh (121) throughout the Asia Cup for 2 lots of in September.
Moreover, Gill scored three half-centuries within the earlier month and was solely out for lower than fifty from eight innings on two events.
The 24-year-old is ranked No. 2 within the ICC Males’s ODI Batting Rankings and has a outstanding document in ODIs, scoring 1917 runs in 35 video games at a median of 66.1 and a strike charge of 102.84.
Gill has missed India’s opening matches of the Cricket World Cup because of sickness however looms as pivotal to the hosts’ probabilities of lifting the trophy for the primary time since 2011.
Reacting to his award win, Gill stated as quoted by ICC, “I’m delighted to have received the ICC Participant of the Month award for the month of September. It is an excellent privilege to characterize India on the worldwide degree and contribute in direction of the crew’s trigger. This award will additional inspire me to proceed to hunt excellence and make the nation proud.
“I managed to make a useful contribution in direction of the crew which had the fortune of profitable the Asia Cup 2023 after which, comply with it up with an ODI collection win in opposition to Australia in September. I take this chance to thank all my teammates, household and the coaches, with out whom this achievement wouldn’t have been doable.”
(With ANI Inputs)

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