Mustafizur wins Emerging Player of the Year

Mustafizur wins Emerging Player of the Year

Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman has won the ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year award, the first Bangladeshi to win an annual ICC award.

In the period under consideration, Mustafizur played three ODIs and took eight wickets, while he yielded 19 wickets in 10 T20Is, according to a news published on the ICC website.

“This award is the best gift of the year for me and will encourage me to do even better in the coming years. I’m delighted and proud to win this award, especially since it’s the first time that a Bangladesh player has won an ICC award,” Mustafizur said after winning the award.

“To play international cricket is the dream for every budding cricketer and it has indeed been a dream come true for me too. I want to thank everyone who has supported me over the years and promise to give my best at every opportunity,” he added.

ICC Awards 2016 Winners

Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year
Ravichandran Ashwin (India)

ICC Test Cricketer of the Year
Ravichandran Ashwin (India)​

ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year
Quinton de Kock (South Africa)

ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

ICC Emerging Cricketer of the Year
Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)​

ICC Associate and Affiliate Cricketer of the Year
Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

ICC Twenty20 International Performance of the Year
Carlos Brathwaite (West Indies ) (34 not out, 10 balls, 1×4, 4×6, ICC WT20 India 2016 final v England, Kolkata)​

ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
Suzie Bates (New Zealand)

David Shepherd Trophy for ICC Umpire of the Year
Marais Erasmus

ICC Spirit of Cricket Award
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pakistan)​

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