Amelia Kerr, the Kiwi all-rounder continues to rule the cricket world as the 21-year-old has been named the Player of the Month for February 2022. The mighty all-rounder has been exceptional since 2021 and is a big player for the Kiwis.
In February 2022, she played a 5 match ODI series against India. In these 5 matches, Kerr was just unstoppable with the bat as she scored 353 runs in 5 innings out of which she scored a fabulous 119 in the 2nd one-day international and followed it up with 3 back to back half-centuries finishing the series at an average of 117.67.
With the ball, she picked up 7 wickets with the best being 3 for 30 on the 4th ODI. She was honored with the Player of the Series award and this perfect performance helped New Zealand win the ODI series 4-1.
Amelia Kerr is awarded as ‘ICC Player of the Month for February 2022’😍#AmeliaKerr #CWC22 📸ICC/Getty pic.twitter.com/xWAuLVjkip
— Female Cricket #CWC22 (@imfemalecricket) March 14, 2022
She also had a great practice for the 2022 World Cup as she scored 34* and 92* against Pakistan and Australia in the warm-up matches.
In her 5 year career so far, Kerr has evolved into a magnificent all-rounder contributing both with bat and ball. She has already scored 1190 runs in 39 innings managing one double century, a hundred and 6 fifties. She has picked up 72 wickets in 50 ODIs with 4 four-wicket hauls and one fifer. Her 232* against Ireland in 2018 is still the best batting performance in Women’s Cricket history. With age being on her side, she has her best days ahead as she continues to grow into a fine International Cricketer.
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