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ICC announces June 2023 Women’s Player of the Month Nominees

ICC has announced the June 2023 women’s Player of the Month Nominees and it included the Ashes stars of both sides.

June 2023 Women’s Player of the Month Nominees

For the Women’s side, England’s Tammy Beaumont and Australian all-rounder Ashleigh Gardner were the nominees for their performance in the recently happened Ashes Test.

The third one was West Indies skipper Hayley Matthews to join the nominees list due to her performance in the ODI series against Ireland.

Ashleigh Gardner

In the Ashes 2023 Test between England and Australia which happened in the middle of June at Nottingham, Ash Gardner made her visitor’s side emerge victorious with a thrilling individual score of 89 runs, winning the Player of the Match.

Gardner was excellent throughout the series, giving 40 runs in Australia’s first innings total of 473. She also stunned the England batters with her bowling in both innings.

The 26-year-old, Gardner took four wickets giving 99 runs in the first innings, and was even more devastating in the second innings, taking eight for 66 runs single-handedly to win the Second Ashes Test.

Her remarkable skills in the Test series made her be a part of Nominees for the Player of the Month.

Tammy Beaumont

The England Opener Tammy Beaumont, scored a total run of 208 in their first innings of the Ashes Test series 2023, scoring the first double century in the Test by an England player pushing down the records of Betty Snowball’s 189 in 1935.

But it was a total collapse in the second innings as she scored 22 runs, Gardner’s bowling proved to be overpowering England’s batters, thus falling for 189 runs. She will be able to compete against Gardner for the Player of the Month, but taking down Tammy on both innings will favor Gardner in the selection.

Hayley Matthews

The 25-year-old West Indies Skipper Hayley Matthews had been excellent in the first two ODIs matches against Ireland. As she was the third-highest runner and wicket-taker for West Indies in ODIs and T20Is, Matthews had scored 109 out of 106 deliveries which made her side lead the first ODI.

Hayley had taken three wickets stunning Ireland players, dismissing Gaby Lewis and Skipper Laura Delany. Her remarkable performance helped her side to have a clear victory with 58 runs.

Matthews had been excellent at second ODI also showing a wicket to take Ireland to 36/5 before the match was stopped by rain.

CHECK: Full List Of ICC Player of the Month Award Winners Since 2021

Player of the Month voting process

The Nominees from either category are shortlisted based on their performance by the last day of the month. The Candidates are shortlisted and voted by the ICC Voting Academy and fans around the World.

The ICC Voting Academy consists of well-known journalists, former players, and ICC Hall of Fame members. They submit their votes by email which becomes 90% of the voting members.

The fans who are registered with ICC can also vote via the ICC website through icc-cricket.com/awards, which gives the remaining 10 per cent. Winners will be announced every second Monday of the month.

June 2023 Men’s Player of the Month

The candidates selected as the nominees of June 2023 Men’s Player of the Month are Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka), Travis Head (Australia), and Sean Williams (Zimbabwe).

May 2023 Women’s Player of the Month

Out of three shortlisted candidates for the Player of the Month in May 2023, the 19-year-old young player Thipatcha Putthawong from Thailand is selected for Player of the Month. She was selected from the shortlisted nominees that included Sri Lanka’s players Chamari Athapaththu and Harshita Madavi.

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