ICC Players of the Month for January 2022 announced
Keegan Petersen of South Africa and Heather Knight of England were named ICC Players of the Month for January 2022.
After a fantastic Test series against India, Petersen, who was nominated with South Africa Under-19 star Dewald Brevis and Bangladesh pacer Ebadot Hossain, won the POTM award.
Petersen was instrumental in South Africa’s comeback from a 1-0 deficit to win the three-match series 2-1. He hit 62 in the opening innings of the second Test, giving the Proteas a slim lead. He scored a critical 28 runs in their 240-run chase.
Petersen hit fifty in each innings of the last Test, including an outstanding 82 in a difficult fourth-innings chase of 212, which enabled South Africa complete their comeback.
With 276 runs, he finished the series as the series’ leading run scorer and was awarded Player of the Series.