The year 2021 is going very well for the Indian team so far. The team played this 4 series and the team won in all. This includes a series of 4 Tests, 5 T20s and 3 ODIs against England. Also, two matches of the series against Australia which started in December 2020 were played in 2021.
By the way, India played a total of 14 matches in 2021, out of which the team won 9 matches, lost 4 matches and one match was drawn. Out of the 9 matches that India has won, Indian players were adjudged the player of the match in 8 matches.
Apart from this, in the match against Australia which was a draw, Australian player Steve Smith was also adjudged the player of the match. Apart from this, in which 8 matches overall, 7 Indian players got this award.
Rishabh Pant has been the only player who was adjudged man of the match twice. Apart from this, 6 different players were also chosen as the Player of the Match.
Let’s see which Indian players were adjudged man of the match
1- Australia vs India (4th GABA Test, 15-19 January 2021): Rishabh Pant (23 runs and 89* runs)
2- India vs England (2nd Chennai Test, 13-17 February 2021): Ravichandran Ashwin (8 wickets and 106 runs)
3- India vs England (3rd Ahmedabad Test, 24-25 February 2021): Axar Patel (12 wickets)
4- India vs England (4th Ahmedabad Test, 4-6 March 2021): Rishabh Pant (101 runs)
5- India vs England (2nd Ahmedabad T20, 14 March 2021): Ishan Kishan (56 runs)
6- India vs England (4th Ahmedabad T20, 18 March 2021): Suryakumar Yadav (57 runs)
7- India vs England (5th Ahmedabad T20, 20 March 2021): Bhuvneshwar Kumar (15 runs and 2 wickets in 4 overs)
8- India vs England (1st Pune ODI, 23 March 2021): Shikhar Dhawan (98 runs)
Note: India won the third ODI between India and England played in Pune, but the man of the match was awarded to Sam Curran.