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Nahida Akter wins 'ICC Women's Player of the Month' award

UNB . Dhaka
11 Dec 2023 21:00:08 | Update: 11 Dec 2023 21:02:44
Nahida Akter wins 'ICC Women's Player of the Month' award

Spinner Nahida Akter emerged as the first Bangladeshi cricketer to win the "ICC Women's Player of the Month" award for November 2023, considering her brilliant series-winning performance against Pakistan at home.

Nahida was selected for the award after beating her compatriot Fargana Hoque and Pakistani spinner Sadia Iqbal in a tough competition.

In the recently concluded three-match ODI series against Pakistan, Nahida played a vital role for Bangladesh's 2-1 series victory, grabbing seven wickets.

In the series-deciding third and last match, Nahida also displayed her brilliance, claiming three wickets for 26 runs and helping Bangladesh win a historic series against Pakistan. Later, she was adjudged player of the series.

Nahida, 23, was named the highest wicket-taker for Bangladesh in women's T20Is and the third-highest wicket-taker in ODIs.

Bangladesh also won the T20 home series against Pakistan last August.

Such an individual show has also been reflected in the Bangladesh women's team's recent upward performance.