Travis Head gets ICC Player of the Month awards for November 2023

This Australian player played very important innings in the recently concluded ODI World Cup, and helped his team become world champion for the sixth time.

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Travis Head gets ICC Player of the Month awards for November 2023

Travis Head has been named the ICC Player of the Month award for November 2023. Image- ICC Cricket

Australian batter Travis Head has been chosen as the ICC Player of the Month for the month of November 2023. This Australian player played very important innings in the recently concluded ODI World Cup, and helped his team become world champion for the sixth time.

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Travis Head beat out tough competition from Glenn Maxwell and Mohammad Shami to become ICC Player of the Month. Image- Wisden
Travis Head beat out tough competition from Glenn Maxwell and Mohammad Shami to become ICC Player of the Month. Image- Wisden

The International Cricket Council had nominated a total of 3 players for the November ICC Player of the Month, which included Australia's Travis Head as well as Glenn Maxwell and India's fast bowler Mohammed Shami, but ultimately it was Head who won the award.

Travis Head played memorable innings in the ODI World Cup

Travis Head has played two of the most memorable innings in the ODI format for Australia this month, which came on the two biggest stages of the ODI format. This explosive opening batsman of Australia played a quick half-century against South Africa in the semi-finals of the World Cup, and also took 2 wickets. At the same time, in the final match of the World Cup, he had ensured victory for the team by playing an inning of 137 runs against India, and made Australia the champion of the ODI World Cup for the sixth time.

Head started playing after almost half of the World Cup, but when he started playing, he played memorable innings in many matches for Australia, and hence he has also been chosen this month's Player of the Month.

Head beats Maxwell and Shami to become ICC Player of the Month

Apart from Travis Head, Australia's Glenn Maxwell was also nominated for ICC Player of the Month, and because he also performed brilliantly for Australia in this World Cup. Especially Maxwell had played such a double century innings against Afghanistan, which is seen once in centuries.

At the same time, the name of India's Mohammed Shami was also nominated by the ICC for Player of the Month, because this fast bowler started playing after the end of the first 4 World Cup matches, and finished the World Cup campaign with the most wickets. However, ICC has considered Travis Head as the rightful owner of Player of the Month.

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