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Cricket World Player the Week - Dawid Malan

Cricket World Player the Week - Dawid Malan
Cricket World Player the Week - Dawid Malan

Dawid Malan looked a class apart in the encounters against Northern Superchargers and Manchester Originals in the ongoing edition of The Men's Hundred.

Given the downswing in England's current fortunes in international white-ball cricket, a few heads are bound to roll.

There is a push for Alex Hales to return to the England side now that Eoin Morgan has retired and Jason Roy's poor form might solve that problem for the England selectors.

Dawid Malan also hasn't exactly set the stage on fire but his recent form in international and domestic cricket means that he has stayed clear of the chopping board for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

Malan is currently the leading run-scorer in the ongoing edition of The Men's Hundred with 194 runs from three matches at a strike rate of 200.

The thing that stuck out like a sore thumb with Malan is his slow starts, even in his successful T20 performances. The batter seems to have left that behind with 16 boundaries and 12 sixes in his last three innings.

Malan has scores of 88 not out against Northern Superchargers and 98 not out against Manchester Originals in his last two outings.

The left-hander's class is undoubted and he looked like the best English batter alongside Joe Root in the first couple of Ashes Test matches after which the tour turned pear-shaped for him. The batter will look to carry his form Down Under once again, in the country which saw him lose his Test spot.

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