World No. 1 T20I batsman Suryakumar Yadav has been nominated for the ICC Men's T20I Cricketer of the Year 2023 award along with Zimbabwe's Sikandar Raza, Uganda's Alpesh Ramazani and New Zealand's Mark Chapman.
Suryakumar Yadav is the number one batsman in T20I. This star player of India has maintained his dominance in T20 cricket. Suryakumar Yadav has performed very well in T20 cricket for India in the year 2023 and has scored the most runs. Suryakumar has scored 733 runs in 17 innings at an average of 48.86 and strike rate of 155.95.
Zimbabwe's all-rounder Sikandar Raza is also included in this list. Sikandar Raza has scored 515 runs in 11 innings in the year 2023 at an average of 51.50 and strike rate of 150.14. During this period, he has taken 17 wickets at an average of 14.88 and economy of 6.57.
Thanks to the strong performance of Uganda's Alpesh Ramadani, the team has qualified for the T20 World Cup. Ramazani played an important role in defeating Zimbabwe. Apart from this, he took 2 wickets for 12 runs in 3 overs against Kenya. Ramzani has taken 55 wickets this year at an average of 8.98 and economy of 4.77.
Mark Chapman has performed strongly with the bat for New Zealand. Batting at a strike rate of 145.54 and an average of 50.54, he has played many important innings for New Zealand at number-4 and number-5. Chapman has scored 576 runs in 19 innings at an average of 44.3 and strike rate of 141.87.