The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced the nominees for the ICC Player of the Month Awards for the month of April to recognise the best performances from both male and female cricketers across all forms of international cricket
- The ICC Women's Player of the Month April Nominees: Alyssa Healy(AUS), Leigh Kasperek (NZ), and Megan Schutt (AUS)
- Vote here
Alyssa Healy, Australia
In April, Healy played three ODIs against New Zealand in Australia's historic ODI series win. She finished the series with 155 runs at 51.66 with a strike-rate of 98.72, and was Australia's leading run-getter. Healy also became the third Australian woman to play 200 games for the country across all formats, joining Ellyse Perry and Alex Blackwell.
Leigh Kasperek, New Zealand
W . . W W .— ICC (@ICC) April 10, 2021
What an over from Leigh Kasperek 🔥#NZvAUS pic.twitter.com/Qk9OQ4bYpz
Kasperek played two ODIs against Australia in April. She took a total of nine wickets at an incredible 7.77 with an economy rate of 4.66, including a career-best of 6/46 in a losing effort in the second ODI against Australia. She followed that up with a three-wicket maiden in the final match of the series.
Megan Schutt, Australia
Schutt played three ODIs against New Zealand, where she led the wicket-taking charts with seven wickets and an economy of 4.66 against the White Ferns.
Her 4/52 played an important role in Australia's six-wicket win in the first match, when they broke the record for most consecutive wins on the trot in ODIs.