ICC recently nominated three players for the ICC Men's Player of the Month for December 2023. This award will be given to one of the three players who have been selected for their outstanding performance in the month of December. The surprising thing is that this time the name of not a single Indian player is included for the Player of the Month award.
Glenn Phillips who left a unique impression by performing brilliantly in the Test series. Glenn Phillips took five wickets in the first match against Bangladesh. At the same time, in the first innings of the second test, Phillips took 3 wickets for 31 runs and restricted Bangladesh to the score of 172 runs. After this he performed amazingly with the bat. He was out after playing an inning of 46 runs.
The name of Bangladesh's Taijul Islam, who performed well in the month of December, is also included in this. He surprised the Kiwi batsmen by taking a total of 10 wickets in the first Test of the Test series against New Zealand. He played an important role in giving his team a historic victory against New Zealand. He also received the Player of the Match award and Player of the Series award.
Australian team captain Pat Cummins, who won everyone's hearts with his brilliant performance in the year 2023. Pat Cummins won the ICC World Test Championship and ICC World Cup titles under his captaincy and now he is close to winning the 'Player of the Month'. In the month of December, Pat Cummins performed brilliantly in the Test series played against Pakistan. He took 19 wickets in the three-match Test series.