Shaheen Afridi was not on the ICC list of the nominees for the Men’s Test Player of the Year 2021 award.
While Sri Lanka’s Dimuth Karunaratne, New Zealand’s Kyle Jamieson, India’s Ravichandran Ashwin, and England’s Joe Root have been nominated by ICC.
Know more about the nominations for the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2021 award 👇— ICC (@ICC) December 28, 2021
Shaheen Shah has been phenomenal this year, and he is also the 2nd most wicket-taker this year after Ashwin.
Furthermore, Hassan Ali is also not on the list despite taking 41 wickets in the season.
Many took to social media to express their disappointment over ICC’s choice.
Where's Shaheen Shah Afridi?— Abdul Rauf 🇵🇰 (@raufrajput97) December 28, 2021
But This is true also Jamieson has 27 wickets this year Shaheen deserved instead of Jamieson he is just 21 years old no matter what is the opposition and don't forget he taken wickets against South Africa and West Indies as well and what about Ashwin …— Abdul Rauf 🇵🇰 (@raufrajput97) December 28, 2021
Four nominees for ICC Test player award 2021— Arsalan Siddique (@Arsalansidique1) December 28, 2021
1 Joe Root
2 Ravi Ashwin
Shaheen Shah has been phenomenal this year, in 9 matches managed to take 47 wicket Also he's 2nd most wicket taker this year after Ashwin and not even nominees, SHOCKING #Cricket
Three Bowlers were in the race to get nominated for the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year:— Saqib Farooq (@saqib_dasti) December 28, 2021
Ravi Ashwin With 52 Wickets
Shaheen Afridi With 47 Wickets
Hassan Ali With 41 Wickets
But ICC has decided to nominate Kyle Jamieson with 27 wickets!!#Cricket #ICCAwards #shaheenafridi pic.twitter.com/WvnuhYc6IT
🇵🇰 Shaheen Afridi Has Got Most International Wickets in 2021. Performed Really Well in All 3 Formats. Strong Contender for Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy Cricketer Of the Year Award 2021.#shaheenafridi pic.twitter.com/J2imReflRy— sharjeel ahmad durrani (@Sharjee62200255) December 28, 2021
Three Bowlers were in the race to get nominated for the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year:@ashwinravi99 with 52 wickets@iShaheenAfridi with 47 wickets@RealHa55an with 41 wickets— CricksLab (@CricksLab) December 28, 2021
But @ICC has decided to nominate Kyle Jamieson with 27 wickets!!#Crickslab #CricketTwitter pic.twitter.com/3gEBSUkTgd