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ICC Awards 2022

A look at ICC Awards 2022. The International Cricket Council recently announced the annual awards for the cricketers and match officials in different aspects, where the winners impressed in the major period of the calendar year 2022.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 29.01.2023
ICC Awards 2022

The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently announced the annual awards for the cricketers.

Match officials in different aspects, where the winners impressed in the major period of the calendar year 2022.

Apart from announcing five different Teams of the Year, ICC Awards 2022 acknowledged the special names for 13 separate awards.

Below is the list of awards....

Contents:

  • Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year

  • Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year

  • Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year

  • Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year

  • Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year

  • Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year

  • Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year

  • Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year

  • Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year

  • Women’s Cricketer of the Year

  • Men’s Cricketer of the Year

  • Spirit of Cricket Award

  • Umpire of the Year


ICC Awards 2022

(*Batting: I = Innings; R = Runs; A = Average; S/R = Strike-rate; HS = Highest Score)

(*Bowling: I = Innings; Wks = Wickets; A = Average; ER = Economy Rate; BBI = Best bowling in innings)


1. ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year 2022

Gerhard Erasmus (Namibia)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

4wks/

5wks

BBI

ODI

21

20

956

56.23

78.23

1/8

121*

15

12

27.66

4.04

0/0

3/31

T20I

11

11

306

38.25

122.40

1/1

100

8

6

18.50

5.55

0/0

2/9

 

  • First Namibian to win the ICC Men’s Associate Cricketer of the Year award.

 

2. ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year 2022

Esha Oza (United Arab Emirates Women)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

4wks/

5wks

BBI

WT20I

25

23

675

35.52

134.19

2/2

158*

16

15

15.40

4.84

0/0

3/5

 

  • Second (after Austrian Andrea-Mae Zepeda in 2021) to win the ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year award.

  • First UAE cricketer to win the ICC Women’s Associate Cricketer of the Year award.

 

3. ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022

Suryakumar Yadav (India)

Format

Matches

Batting

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

T20I

25

23

675

35.52

134.19

2/2

158*

 

  • First Indian to win the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award.

  • Second cricketer (after Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Rizwan in 2021) to win the ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award.


4. ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022

Tahlia McGrath (Australia Women)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

4wks/

5wks

BBI

WT20I

16

11

435

62.14

145.00

0/4

91*

10

13

12.84

6.95

0/0

3/13

 

  • Fourth Australian to win the ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year award (after Meg Lanning in 2014, Beth Mooney in 2017, and Alyssa Healy in 2018 and 2019).

5. ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year 2022

Marco Jansen (South Africa)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

BBI

Test

8

13

234

21.27

43.90

0/1

59

13

36

19.02

3.18

5/35

ODI

3

2

16

8.00

69.56

0/0

14

3

2

74.50

6.16

2/57

T20I

1

1

12

12.00

70.58

0/0

12

1

1

38.00

9.50

1/38

 

  • Second South African cricketer (after Janneman Malan in 2021) to win the ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year award.

 

6. ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2022

Renuka Singh (India Women)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

4wks/

5wks

BBI

WODI

7

4

2

0.50

22.22

0/0

2

7

18

14.88

4.62

3/0

4/28

WT20I

22

3

4

4.00

80.00

0/0

2*

22

22

23.95

6.50

2/0

4/10

 

  • First Indian to win the ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year award.

7. ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2022

Babar Azam (Pakistan)

Format

Matches

Batting

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

ODI

9

9

679

84.87

90.77

3/5

114

 

  • After becoming the only Pakistan cricketer to win the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year award in 2021, Babar has now won it for two successive years.

  • After MS Dhoni (2008 & 2009), AB de Villiers (2014 & 2015) and Virat Kohli (2017 & 2018), Babar became the fourth cricketer to win two back-to-back ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year awards.

 

8. ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year 2022

Nat Sciver (England Women)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

4wks/

5wks

BBI

WODI

17

16

833

59.00

91.43

2/5

148*

16

11

46.09

4.92

1/0

4/59

 

  • After Sarah Taylor (2014), Nat Sciver became the second English cricketer to win the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year award.


9. ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year 2022

Ben Stokes (England)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

5wks/

10wks

BBI

Test

15

26

870

36.25

2/4

120

20

26

31.19

0/0

4/33

 

  • After Alastair Cook (2011) and Joe Root (2021), Ben Stokes became the third English player to win the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year award.


10. ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2022 (Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy)

Nat Sciver (England Women)

Format

Matches

Batting

Bowling

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

I

Wks

A

ER

BBI

WTest

2

3

242

121.00

65.94

1/1

169*

2

5

22.20

2.52

3/41

WODI

17

16

833

59.00

91.43

2/5

148*

16

11

46.09

4.92

4/59

WT20I

14

13

271

27.10

109.71

0/0

47

13

6

38.33

6.96

1/4

 

  • After Charlotte Edwards (2008) and Claire Taylor (2009), Nat Sciver became the third English cricketer to win the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award.

 

11. ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year 2022 (Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy)

Babar Azam (Pakistan)

Format

Matches

Batting

I

R

A

S/R

100s/

50s

HS

Test

9

17

1184

69.64

54.94

4/7

196

ODI

9

9

679

84.87

90.77

3/5

114

T20I

26

26

735

31.95

123.32

1/5

110*

(Also, Babar took a Test wicket in 2022)

  • After Shaheen Afridi (2021), Babar became the second Pakistan cricketer to win the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year award.


12. ICC Spirit of Cricket Award 2022

Aasif Sheikh (Nepal)

For his decision to not run out Irish cricketer Andy McBrine after the batter fell while running due to a clash with a Nepalese bowler.

— ICC (@ICC) February 16, 2022

  • First player from outside the ICC Full Members to win the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award.

 

13. ICC Umpire of the Year 2022 (David Shepherd Trophy)

Richard Illingworth (England)

  • It was the second time Richard Illingworth won this award. He previously won this award for the year 2019.

 

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