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Jasprit Bumrah named as ICC Men’s Player of the Month for June 2024

After putting in a terrific performance for India in the T20 World Cup campaign has been named the ICC Player of the Month for June 2024.

ICC Men’s Player of the Month for June 2024 – Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah was named as the Player of the tournament in the recently completed T20 World Cup 2024 in the USA and Caribbean. He edged out Rohit Sharma and Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz who was nominated for the Player of the Month award, culminating in India’s T20 World Cup triumph.

The 30-year-old bowler picked 15 wickets at an average of 8.26 at an astonishing economy of 4.17. He joined Indian cricketer Virat Kohli to claim the men’s T20 World Cup Player of the Tournament award.

He picked 3 wickets during the match against Ireland to open his campaign and also had a bowling return of 3/14 against Pakistan. Bumrah picked six wickets in the Super 8s matches against Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Australia.

He claimed two wickets in 16 balls during the semi-final match against England, before closing out with a 2/18 against South Africa in the final played in Barbados. Meanwhile, Smriti Mandhana has been named the ICC Women’s Player of the Month for June 2024.

After receiving the award, Bumrah paid tribute to his family and other two nominees saying, “I am delighted to be named the ICC Men’s Player of the Month for June. It’s a special honor for me following a memorable few weeks spent in the USA and West Indies. We have had a lot to celebrate as a team, and I’m delighted to be able to add this personal accolade to the list.

“To perform as well as we did at the tournament and lift the trophy at the end is incredibly special, and I will carry those memories with me forever.

“I wish to congratulate my captain Rohit Sharma and Rahmanullah Gurbaz for their excellent performances in the same period, and I am humbled to have been chosen as the winner.

“Finally, I want to thank my family, all of my teammates and coaches as well as the fans who have voted for me. Their support pushes me to compete at the best of my ability in national colors.”

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