LAHORE: Muhammad Rizwan and Haris Rauf received their commemorative caps for the International Cricket Council (ICC) T20 Team of the Year.
Both the players were named in the ICC T20I Team of the Year for 2022 in January.
The Pakistan Cricket Board on Twitter shared pictures of Rizwan and Haris holding the ICC caps on Sunday.
⭐⭐ @HarisRauf14 And @iMRizwanPak received @ICC T20I Team of the Year Caps 🧢🧢 pic.twitter.com/5URXBvOdIv
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) March 5, 2023
The ICC Team of the Year recognizes 11 outstanding individuals who have inspired one and all – be it with the bat, the ball or their all-round achievements in a calendar year.
Rizwan scored 10 half-centuries in the shortest format last year and became the joint-highest scorer for Pakistan in the T20 World Cup with 175 runs.
He scored an astonishing 996 runs in 2022 and shared the opening spot with England’s Jos Buttler in the ICC T20I Team of the Year for the second consecutive year.
Meanwhile, Haris Rauf, who earned a reputation as the ‘death overs expert’ for his match-winning partnership for T20 World Cup runners-up Pakistan last year, took 31 wickets in 2022, the most by any Pakistani bowler. are more than
The right-arm fast bowler impressed everyone with his blistering pace and often left the batsmen caught off guard. In the absence of Shaheen Afridi later in the year, Pakistan relied heavily on Rauf to lead the bowling attack.