Mohammad Rizwan has been named Men’s T20 Cricketer of the Year 2021.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the winners of the ICC Awards in various categories on Sunday.
Rizwan beat Jos Buttler, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Mitchell Marsh to win the ICC’s prestigious award.
Pakistan wicketkeeper-batter ruled the roost in 2021 with 1326 runs in 29 matches only at an average of 73.66 with one century; and 24 dismissals.
“Sheer consistency, indomitable spirit, and some breathtaking knocks — the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year enjoyed a memorable run in 2021,” a statement issued by the ICC said.
PCB congratulates Mohammad Rizwan on winning ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year 2021 pic.twitter.com/tu7x0peXkl— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) January 23, 2022
Congratulations are in order for Rizwan on achieving the feat!
Many congratulations @iMRizwanPak Well deserved achievement. Your humility, attitude and hard work defines you. Wishing you more laurels and success.— Ramiz Raja (@iramizraja) January 23, 2022