Proteas fast bowler Kagiso Rabada has been nominated for the ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year award.
The 27-year-old was the joint-top Test wicket-taker of 2022, with 47 in just nine Tests at an average of 22.25 and a strike rate of 34.1.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes, England wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow and Australia opener Usman Khawaja have also been nominated for the award.
Meanwhile, 22-year-old Proteas fast bowler Marco Jansen is in line to win the ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year award, along with New Zealand’s Finn Allen, India’s Arshdeep Singh and Afghanistan’s Ibrahim Zadran.
In eight Tests, Jansen took 36 wickets at an average of 19.02 and scored 234 runs, including a career-best 59 against Australia at the MCG. He also played in three ODIs, taking two wickets and scoring 16 runs, and one T20I, in which he picked up a wicket and scored 12.
Proteas Women’s fast bowler Shabnim Ismail has been nominated for the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year award, having ended 2022 as the highest women’s ODI wicket-taker (37 in 17 ODIs).
The 34-year-old will be up against Australia’s Alyssa Healy, New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr and England’s Nat Sciver.
2022 ICC Awards nominees:
Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Men’s Cricketer of the Year
Babar Azam (Pak), Sikandar Raza (Zim), Tim Southee (NZ), Ben Stokes (Eng)
Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy for ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year
Amelia Kerr (NZ), Smriti Mandhana (Ind), Beth Mooney (Aus), Nat Sciver (ENG)
ICC Men’s Test Cricketer of the Year
Jonny Bairstow (Eng), Usman Khawaja (Aus), Kagiso Rabada (SA), Ben Stokes (Eng)
ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
Babar Azam (Pak), Shai Hope (WI), Sikandar Raza (Zim), Adam Zampa (Aus)
ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year
Alyssa Healy (Aus), Shabnim Ismail (SA), Amelia Kerr (NZ), Nat Sciver (Eng)
ICC Men’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
Sam Curran (Eng), Sikandar Raza (Zim), Mohammad Rizwan (Pak), Suryakumar Yadav (Ind)
ICC Women’s T20I Cricketer of the Year
Nida Dar (Pak), Sophie Devine (NZ), Smriti Mandhana (Ind), Tahlia McGrath (Aus)
ICC Emerging Men’s Cricketer of the Year
Finn Allen (NZ), Marco Jansen (SA), Arshdeep Singh (Ind), Ibrahim Zadran (Afg)
ICC Emerging Women’s Cricketer of the Year
Yastika Bhatia (Ind), Darcie Brown (Aus), Alice Capsey (Eng), Renuka Singh (Ind)