Nepal's leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane got this big ICC award
Nepal leg-spinner Sandeep Lamichhane has been honored with the Player of the Month award by the ICC for September. In the women's category, this award has been received by England captain Heather Knight.
Lamichhane of Nepal won the award beating Bangladesh's left-arm spinner Nasum Ahmed and USA's Jaskaran Malhotra. Lamichhane performed brilliantly in September. Lamichhane took 18 wickets in six ODIs this month at an average of 7.38.
He performed brilliantly in two matches against Papua New Guinea (4/35 and 6/11). At the same time, against Oman, he took four wickets for 18 runs.
England women's cricket team captain Heather Knight won the award by overtaking fellow players Charlie Dean and Lizelle Lee of South Africa. Knight scored 214 runs at an average of 42.80 and took three wickets in the ODI series against New Zealand.