The nominations are for the month of October.
Whereas Kohli has been nominated for the primary time, following his heroics with the bat within the T20 World Cup wins in opposition to arch-rivals Pakistan and the Netherlands, Rodrigues and Sharma have been shortlisted after they performed pivotal roles within the Indian girls’s staff’s Asia Cup triumph.
Rodrigues ended the match because the main run-scorer, whereas teammate Sharma was named Participant of the Event and joint main wicket-taker.
Kohli registered 205 runs in October, displaying glimpses of his best possible kind. He checked out ease in scoring an unbeaten 62 in opposition to a dogged Netherlands.
Nonetheless, the spotlight was the era-defining innings performed in entrance of a full home in Melbourne, as his facet claimed a historic victory in opposition to Pakistan.
The show noticed Kohli carry his facet from 31 for 4 to chase down 160 off the ultimate ball, because of an impressive 82 not out from 53 balls.
South Africa’s David Miller and Sikandar Raza of Zimbabwe have been additionally nominated alongside Kohli.
In girls’ cricket, Rodrigues, who was beforehand nominated in August following her stellar shows within the Commonwealth Video games, was as soon as once more the driving drive behind India’s current success.
When her facet rejoiced the victory over Sri Lanka within the closing, Rodrigues was the main run-scorer for the match, having amassed 217 runs from eight matches at a mean of 54.25.
Amongst her high shows was the 76 she scored in opposition to the eventual finalists within the opening recreation, setting the tone for India’s prize-winning marketing campaign.
Sharma, too, loved a prolific month through the Asia Cup. Her 13 wickets at a outstanding common of seven.69 underlined the constant menace she posed with the ball, together with spectacular figures in opposition to Pakistan and Thailand.
Nida Dar is the ultimate candidate in rivalry for claiming the award for October as her useful contributions with bat and ball drove Pakistan to the semi-finals of the Asia Cup.