Batters from three different continents have been shortlisted for the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022 award. M. Rizwan is among the nominees for ICC Men’s T20I Player of the Year.
Other nominees include Suryakumar Yadav from India, Sam Curran from England, and Sikandar Raza from Zimbabwe. The wicketkeeper batter amassed 996 runs in the year, continuing on from his record-breaking year in T20Is in 2021.
Only Suryakumar Yadav made more runs in men’s T20Is this year. Rizwan hit 10 half centuries in T20Is this year and finished with 175 runs in the T20 World Cup, the joint-most by a Pakistan batter.
Averaging 45.27 in T20Is in 2022, Rizwan enhanced his reputation as a high-quality anchor at the top of Pakistan’s batting line-up.