The ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2023 has Been Revealed

The ICC Men’s Player of the Month for March 2023 has Been Revealed as a legendary all rounder.

For his outstanding efforts in March 2923, veteran all rounder Shakib Al Hassan recieved the ICC Men’s player of the Month award. Shaikib defeated stiff opposition from UAE player Asif Khan and New Zealanders Kane Williamson to win the prized award.

Due in large part to the all round prowess of the seasoned all-rounder, Bangladesh have emerged as a domestic powerhouse.

Shakib finished the three match ODI series against England with the most runs scored and wickets taken for the Tigers, making him one of the few bright lights for Bangladesh.

Shakib led the way with a 71-ball 75 and a four-for to earn Player of the Match honours in the hosts’ 50-run victory in Bangladesh’s lone series victory.

His performance continued over to the T20I series, as Bangladesh defeated the current Men’s T20 World Champions by an unprecedented scores of 3-0. In addition to taking a wicket in each of the three T20I’s, Shakib scored an undefeated 24 ball 34 to help his team win the first game.

When Ireland paid a visit, Shakib was at the top of his form, scoring a match winning 93 in the first ODI. The 36 year old went on to smash a 24 ball 38* later in the second T20I of the series before going on to pick up five wickets inside the powerplay in a commanding all-around performance.

Shakib amassed 353 runs and 15 wickets taken in the 12 games that were played in March. Shakib was quick to express his gratitude to the judges for choosing him over two of his contemporaries after earning the award for the second time.

“I’m grateful to the expert panellists who voted for me, and I’m thrilled to have won this price” Shakib said.

“There are so many spectacular performances in a month from so many fantastic cricketers, so I sincerely appreciate this honour.”

“The T20 series sweep against England has to be my favourite moment from the past month. With the squad continuing to play superbly together as a unit in all departments, it is simpler for me to pick highlights from that period.”

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