ICC awards: The 360-degree batter of India, Suryakumar Yadav has become the worlds premier T20I batsman by clinching the coveted ICC Mens T20I Cricketer of the Year award for the second consecutive year. Overcoming stiff competition from Sikandar Raza, Alpesh Ramjani, and Mark Chapman, Yadav secured the award. SKY has hammered 733 runs at an average of nearing 50 with a strike rate of 155.95 in 2023.Presenting the ICC Mens T20I Cricketer of the Year 2023 😎🙌Congratulations Surya Kumar Yadav 👏👏#TeamIndia | @surya_14kumar pic.twitter.com/7RuXwQu7Am— BCCI (@BCCI) January 24, 2024Yadavs consistency was remarkable. After a minor blip with a lone-figure score in his opening innings, he roared back with scores of 51 and 112* against Sri Lanka, setting the tone for a phenomenal year. He continued to hammer consistent scores in the 20s and 40s before displaying his class with an 83 against the West Indies in the previous year.ICC Mens Emerging Cricketer of the YearNew Zealand youngster sensation Rachin Ravindra has won the ICC Mens Emerging Cricketer of the Year for 2023.The sensation who took #CWC23 by storm 🔥New Zealands up-and-coming star clinches the ICC Mens Emerging Cricketer of the Year 2023 👏https://t.co/GWLhWfp7BQ— ICC (@ICC) January 24, 2024The 24-year-old beat South Africa speedster Gerald Coetzee, Sri Lanka pacer Dilshan Madushanka, and India batter Yashasvi Jaiswal for the prestigious award on the back of an amazing ICC Mens Cricket World Cup campaign in India where he hammered 578 runs. Rachin Ravindra in 2023, scored 820 ODI runs at an average of 41. It came at a healthy strike rate of 108.03. He also scalped 18 wickets at 46.61, with an economy of 6.02. ICC Womens T20I Cricketer of the YearHayley Matthews became just the second player from the West Indies to win the coveted ICC Womens T20I Cricketer of the Year award. West Indies former skipper Stafanie Taylor was the previous cricketer to have won this award, back in 2015.The second West Indies player to win the honour 🙌The experienced all-rounder has won the ICC Womens T20I Cricketer of the Year award 🎉https://t.co/MvUBluOdR6— ICC (@ICC) January 24, 2024Matthews played some sensational knocks with the bat in 2023. She hammered 700 runs and scalped 19 wickets in 14 matches. ICC Mens Associate Cricketer of the YearThe Netherlands bowling all-rounder, Bas de Leede, bagged the ICC Mens Associate Cricketer of the Year award after his stellar performances at the ICC Mens Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifier and the main event in India. Following in the footsteps of Ryan ten Doeschate, de Leede scalped 16 wickets, including a four-wicket haul against Pakistan. He also scored 139 valuable runs, including a half-century which solidified his claim to the accolade.Electric with both bat and ball 🌟The Dutch all-rounder has capped a successful 2023 by winning the ICC Mens Associate Cricketer of the Year 🏅https://t.co/xkKrbRZcdU— ICC (@ICC) January 24, 2024Its a cool way to finish off a great year for The Netherlands, de Leede remarked, acknowledging the collective effort behind his achievement.ICC Womens Associate Cricketer of the YearOn the womens side, Kenyas Queentor Abel emerged victorious in the ICC Womens Associate Cricketer of the Year category, joining Thomas Odoyo as the countrys second representative to win the prestigious award. Abels had an impressive year, with 30 T20I wickets at a fantastic economy rate of 3.81 and 476 T20I runs at a healthy average of 34.00, which was a testament to her all-round brilliance.First Kenyan woman to win the award 🏅A talented all-rounder who dominated in African cricket has claimed the ICC Womens Associate Cricketer of the Year for 2023 👏https://t.co/eKwLGxC9be— ICC (@ICC) January 24, 2024Abels consistency was evident throughout the year. She was instrumental in Kenyas triumph at the Womens T20 World Cup Africa Regional Division Two Qualifier, claiming the Player of the Tournament award with 238 runs and 12 wickets. Her impressive form continued in the Division One tournament, where she added six more wickets to her tally while contributing valuable runs with the bat.Her dominance extended beyond regional tournaments. Abel topped the run-scorer charts at the Kwibuka Tournament in Rwanda, amassing 206 runs and claiming 11 wickets at an economical rate of 4.40, earning her yet another Player of the Tournament distinction.