Raza contesting for the ICC Men’s Player of the month
Sikandar Raza has been nominated as the ICC Men’s player of the month for August.
In Zimbabwe he is seen as one of the favorites to be nominated in this year’s sports awards as the Sports Man of the Year.
Sikandar is contesting against Ben Stokes, England’s captain who played a crucial role.
In his comeback in the ongoing series at home against South Africa, his other opponent is New Zealand’s Mitchell Ganther.
Raza made history during his match with Bangladesh when he notched up three centuries.
The 36-year-old is regarded as a sports hero in Zimbabwe.
In addition, Zimbabwe has made history in Australia. For the 1st time since starting to tour in 1992 between Zimbabwe and Australia.
Zimbabwe’s cricket team has managed to avoid a whitewash as they beat the Aussies by three wickets in the third ODI.
The Aussies won 2-1 against the Zimbabwe Chevrons.
However, the last match that they had played became the biggest match to Zimbabwe, as they avoided the whitewash win.
Ryan Barl (5-10) set up the win by helping team Zimbabwe bowl out Australia for 141 before captain Regis Chakabva saw the African nation scoring the unbeaten 37 to secure three wickets win.
Zimbabwe had bowled well however for the Aussies their shot selection costed them. Glenn Maxwell and Ashton Agar fell to soft dismissal.
Meanwhile, technique and lack of form from Aaron Finch was exposed.
The Zimbabwe’s cricket team has been showing some impressive as some believe it’s a return to the team’s golden days era.
However, some fans of the nation’s cricket team should also face West Indies or England as this will boost and strength the team.
Zimbabwe has faced off with Bangladesh who lost whitewash, weeks later last month team Zimbabwe played against India lost whitewash.