DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has declared Babar Azam as the ODI Cricketer of the Year for his brilliant performance during 2021.
The ICC had also nominated South Africa’s Janneman Malan, Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan and Ireland’s Paul Stirling for the award.
The ODI Cricketer of the Year is the third consecutive honour for Pakistan skipper Babar Azam. Earlier, the ICC had picked Babar Azam as the captain for T20I Team of the Year and ODI Team of the Year.
Meanwhile, Babar Azam thanked his fans, Pakistan Cricket Board, the ICC, family and his teammates for supporting him.