Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali and Babar Azam had been among the many big winners on the Pakistan Cricket Board’s annual awards night in Karachi on Wednesday. Abbas was named the Check Cricketer of the 12 months, whereas Hasan and Babar walked away with the corresponding honour in ODIs and T20Is.
Abbas had an exceptional introduction to Check cricket in April 2017, and within the 5 Assessments that Pakistan performed over the last 12 months, the 28-year previous swing bowler has picked up 27 wickets in 5 Assessments at a median of 16.85.
Hasan constructed upon his glorious begin to worldwide cricket over the previous yr, taking 26 wickets in 12 matches at a median of simply 18, and an impressive economic system fee of four.76. His finest efficiency of 5 for 34 got here in an ODI towards Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, as a part of a sequence whitewash inflicted upon the guests. As well as, there have been 5 different cases of the pacer snaffling three-wicket hauls within the final 12 months.
Babar, 23, walked away with the very best T20I honour, for racking up 489 runs in simply 12 innings, at a median of 54.33. He scored 4 half-centuries throughout this era, together with an unbeaten 97 towards West Indies; Pakistan’s second highest particular person T20I rating.
Opener Fakhar Zaman, who just lately grow to be the fastest player to 1000 ODI runs and the primary Pakistani to attain a double-hundred within the format, was introduced a “particular award for Excellent Efficiency”. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed, who didn’t miss a single match within the final one yr, walked away with the Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Award.