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The two-match T20 series between Afghanistan and Bangladesh (BAN vs AFG) was won by the host Bangladesh. ODI…
The two-match T20 series between Afghanistan and Bangladesh (BAN vs AFG) was won by the host Bangladesh. After losing the ODI series 3-1, Bangladesh convincingly won both the T20 matches. In the series, captain Shakib al hasan was chosen as the player of the series. Along with this, he was also the Player of the Match Award in the last match. Chasing a target of 116 runs given by Afghanistan, Bangladesh won the match by six wickets.
This is the 42nd Player of the Match title in Shakib’s career. Shakib is the player to win the Player of the Match award the most times after Virat Kohli among active players in international cricket. At the same time, the names of three Indian players are included in the top ten list.
Indian batsman Virat Kohli has the most number of Player of the Match awards among active players. Virat has won the Player of the Match award 63 times in 499 international matches. After this, Shakib Al Hasan has won 42 awards in 418 matches at number two. Apart from Virat, the names of captain Rohit Sharma and all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja are included in the list of top cricketers. Rohit Sharma is third with 37 Player of the Match awards in 442 international matches. While Ravindra Jadeja has won this award 24 times in 304 matches. He is at number ten in the list of active players.
Sachin holds the record of winning the most player of the match
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has won the Player of the Match award for the most number of times in the history of cricket. Sachin has won this award 76 times in 664 matches. After him Virat Kohli is in second place with 63 awards.
See who has how many awards in the top ten
- Virati Kohli – 63
- Shakib Al Hasan – 42
- Rohit Sharma – 37
- David Warner – 36
- Martin Guptill – 34
- Kane Williamson – 28
- Steve Smith – 26
- Quinton de Kock – 25
- Joe Root – 25
- Ravindra Jadeja – 24