The ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year 2022 shortlist includes batters from three different continents. One of the candidates for ICC Men’s T20I Player of the Year is M. Rizwan. Other nominees include Sam Curran from England, Sikandar Raza from Zimbabwe, and Suryakumar Yadav from India.
The wicketkeeper batsman, who set a record in T20Is in 2021, scored 996 runs in the calendar year. In men’s T20Is, only Suryakumar Yadav scored more runs during the year.
Rizwan finished the T20 World Cup with 175 runs, the joint-most by a Pakistani batter. He hit 10 half-centuries in T20 Internationals during the year. Rizwan furthered his status as a top-tier anchor at the top of Pakistan’s batting order by averaging 45.27 in T20Is in 2022.