Zim athletes shortlisted for players of the month in cricket and basketball
There are many academic benefits to playing basketball and cricket. Sports require thinking, planning, and discipline, all of which teach important skills like how to manage time, work as a team, and be disciplined.
Following their hard work and flying the country’s flag high, Kelis Ndhlovu who is a Zimbabwean
has been shortlisted for ICC Women’s Player of the Month Nominees for April. The 17-year-old bowler has made an impressive start to her international career, which included appearances at the ICC U19 Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 in South Africa.
Making her ODI debut for Zimbabwe last month, she adapted well against a strong Thailand outfit, taking 10 wickets at an average of 5.80 despite the series defeat. Her highlight came in the first showdown in Bangkok, where Ndhlovu picked up five wickets for 22 runs.
Following up with three for 17 and two for 19 in the second and third ODIs respectively, Ndhlovu continues to thrive on the international stage.
To vote for Ndhlovu
In basketball, Zimbabwe International Basketball player, Vitalis Chikoko has been nominated for Best Player of April in Betclic Elite.
Vitalis Chikoko is a french based Zimbabwean who in 2022 was named the Most valuable player after inspiring his side Elan Bearnais Eau-orthez to their fourth French Cup title in 2022.
The Zimbabwe national team star has been based in Europe since 2011 when he moved to German club BG Goettingen. He then moved to France in 2016, Vitalis is prominently known for his Jersey number 23 and is contesting against Nadir Hifi, Matt Morgan, and Tyrone Wallace.
To vote for him visit the LNB Facebook page and check the post ‘Joueurdumois’ and like the post comment Vitalis Chikoko.