The red-hot England batter Jonny Bairstow wins the Player of the month award. In contention for this award were his mate Joe Root and New Zealand batter Daryl Mitchell. The batter won the award after his back-to-back centuries against the Kiwis at home.
Although starting slowly against Kiwis on the first day of the match. England easily chased the target of 299 with Bairstow scoring a century in the chase. This is said to be the second-fastest century by any English man. Furthermore, The batter made 136 on the final day. The batter backed his previous century by scoring 162 in 72 balls. This brought a series win to the home side and gave points to Bairstow.
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Since the arrival of a new captain and head coach, Bairstow has shown no signs of stopping with his new style. With his red-hot form in Test Bairstow, also smashed a century at the final test vs India. With the Wins, England has gathered much-needed points WTC points table. The England batter was excited to receive the award he also said
“I would like to thank the fans for voting for me as the ICC Men’s Player of the Month,It has been an incredible five weeks for England. It has been a positive start to our summer with four excellent wins against high-class opposition in New Zealand and India. We are enjoying our cricket as a team and playing with clarity and positivity. Even though I have scored four centuries in this period, I would like to acknowledge my teammates who have been excellent in every department and playing with immense confidence.”
The ICC player of the month voting pannel member and former Sri Lankan player Farveez Maharoof found Bairstow the most worthy winner for this month due to his best play during the month.
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