Keegan Petersen South Africa’s Test Sensation and Heather Knight England captain were voted for ICC Player of the Month for January 2022.
Keegan Petersen including South Africa’s under-19 star Dewald Brevis and Ebadot Hossain the pacer of the Bangladesh Team was also nominated for the Award. But Peterson took way the POTM (Player of the month) award, after having a remarkable Test Series against Team India.
Keegan come up as playing a vital role, which helped the South African Team to make a comeback to the win of the three-match series 2-1 from down 1-0. He also scored 62 in the first innings of the Second Test. During their chase to 240, he cover-up with the crucial 28 runs.
Keegan was named as the player of the series, for ending the series with the highest run score of 276 runs.
The England Skipper Heather Knight to be titled as the ICC player of the Month beat off competition from Deandra Dottin the star of West Indies and the Captain of Sri Lanka Chamari Athapaththu for January 2022.
Team England in Canberra played the one-off Ashes Test against Australia under the captainship of Heather Knight and finished that getting the highest runs as well.
In the History of Women’s Test Knight’s 168* was the second-highest score, scored by a captain. In the first inning, she walked in for batting in the third over at 3rd no. and stayed unbeaten on 168. when the team England facing trouble for kept losing wickets after Australia posted 337/9d.