The names of one player from 3 countries have been selected for the ICC Player of the Month award for December 2022. There is no name of any Indian player in the batting category. Pakistan’s captain Babar Azam, England’s Harry Brook and Australia’s all-rounder Travis Head are in this list.
Babar Azam (Babar Azam Captain Pakistan Cricket Team)
Pakistan’s captain and ace batsman Babar Azam had scored a lot of runs in the series played against England in the month of December 2022 (England vs Pakistan Test Series, 2022) before the start of the series against New Zealand. He performed well in all the matches of the Test series played against England. He scored 1 century and 3 half-centuries in this series. After that, Babar Azam Captain Pakistan Cricket Team scored 161 runs with the help of 15 fours and 1 six in the first innings of the Karachi Test match against the New Zealand team that came on Pakistan tour. In the month of December, 2022, he scored a total of 523 runs at a strike rate of 65.37.
England all-rounder Harry Brook is at number two in this list. He performed brilliantly in the debut year of his international Test career. Harry Brook was instrumental in the resounding victory in the Test series played against Pakistan. Brook scored a total of 468 runs at an average of 93.60 in the series played in Pakistan in December.
Australia’s all-rounder Travis Head scored a total of 455 runs in December 2023 at an average of 91. In which his one century was also included. And, also got 2 wickets in the first match against West Indies. Australia won this match.
Significantly, no Indian batsman has been nominated for the month of December.