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Jasprit Bumrah, Joe Root nominated for ICC Player of the Month for August

Jasprit Bumrah is the joint highest wicket-taker for India in the ongoing Pataud Trophy against England. As a result, he has been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month award for August.

Jasprit Bumrah, Joe Root nominated for ICC Player of the Month for August-ayh
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Dubai - United Arab Emirates, First Published Sep 6, 2021, 5:30 PM IST
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Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah is on a roll, as he has been a pain for the English batsmen in the ongoing Pataudi Trophy Test series. He is currently the joint-highest wicket-taker in the series.

Consequently, owing to his splendid and consistent performance, he has been nominated by the International Cricket Council for August's Player of the Month award. English skipper Joe Root, the current highest run-scorer in the series, has also been nominated.

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Jasprit Bumrah, Joe Root nominated for ICC Player of the Month for August-ayh

The third nominee happens to be Pakistan pacer Shaheen Afridi. He claimed 18 wickets in the Test series against the Windies, besides scalping ten wickets in the second Test and becoming the fourth-youngest Pakistani pacer to do so.

As for the women, Nattaya Boochatham of Thailand and Ireland's Gaby Lewis and Eimer Richardson have been nominated. The results would be announced next week after independent voting by the ICC Voting Academy, while fans can vote for the same on icc-cricket.com/award.

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