New Delhi: The ICC Awards for male and female cricketers have been announced by the International Cricket Council (ICC), the apex body of cricket. It includes those cricketers who have performed remarkably in the last year. ICC has honored Indian bowler Renuka Singh with the Emerging Woman Cricketer of the Year 2022.
Renuka Singh created a sensation like this
A sensation with seam and swing bowling, Renuka took 18 ODIs at an average of 14.88 and an economy of 4.62 and 22 wickets in T20Is at an average of 23.95 and an economy of 6.50. India’s newest fast bowler Renuka Singh won the ICC Emerging Woman Cricketer of the Year 2022 award leaving behind Australia’s D’Arcy Brown, England’s Alice Capsey and Indian bowler Yastika Bhatia. Renuka Singh, 26, is a right arm fast bowler. He took 40 wickets in just 29 matches in the two formats of the white ball in 2022. With this brilliant performance, Team India has fulfilled the lack of great Jhulan Goswami.
Another four-wicket haul for Renuka Singh Thakur at #B2022 🔥
Relive her sensational 4/10 against Barbados 📽️ pic.twitter.com/mvXJzanvqm
— ICC (@ICC) August 4, 2022
Deadly performances against England and Sri Lanka
In ODIs, he created a sensation by taking 8 wickets in two matches against England and 7 wickets against Sri Lanka while bowling deadly. Renuka performed brilliantly against Australia in seven T20Is during the year, taking eight wickets. At the same time, he also performed brilliantly in the Commonwealth Games and Asia Cup. Renuka took 17 wickets in 11 matches with an economy of just 5.21. The ICC has said that Renuka, who can swing the ball, will be one of India’s most reliable bowlers in the years to come.
“The dream Commonwealth Games start for her and for India!”
— Commonwealth Sport (@thecgf) July 29, 2022
Memorable performance against Australia
Renuka performed brilliantly against Australia in the first match played in Birmingham during the Commonwealth Games at the beginning of the return of cricket. He took four wickets. The swing bowler dismissed Alyssa Healy, Meg Lanning, Beth Mooney and Tahlia McGrath. Renuka took 4 for 18 with 16 dot balls, reducing Australia to 4 for 34. Renuka Singh was born in Shimla Himachal Pradesh. He has so far taken 18 wickets in 7 ODIs and 23 wickets in 25 T20 matches.