Most Man-of-the-match awards : in the first match of bilateral series between West Indies and Pakistan, Shahid Khan Afridi Made his return to the team Memorable, He Smashed 76 runs of just 55 balls, and Takes 7 wickets for just 12 runs, Afridi was Very Easily Selected as Man of the Match. This was Afridi’s 30th Man-of-the-Match performance, which equals the number of such awards won by Brian Lara and Aravinda de Silva. Only six players have won more Man-of-the-Match awards, but among active ODI players, only Jacques Kallis, with 32, has won more such awards. Among Pakistan players, Afridi holds the record; Saeed Anwar is next with 28. here is the list of Most Man-of-the-match awards in ODI’s. (top 25). As Usually Sachin Tendulkar at the Top of This List with 62 MOM Awards.

Most Man-of-the-match awards

Most Man-of-the-match awards in ODI’s

 

Player

Span

Mat

Awards

 

1

SR Tendulkar (India)

1989-2012

463

62

2

ST Jayasuriya (SL)

1989-2011

445

48

3

JH Kallis (SA)

1996-2013

325

32

4

RT Ponting (ICC)

1995-2012

375

32

5

Shahid Afridi (Pak)

1996-2015

395

32

6

IVA Richards (WI)

1975-1991

187

31

7

SC Ganguly(India)

1992-2007

311

31

8

BC Lara (WI)

1990-2007

299

30

9

PA de Silva (SL)

1984-2003

308

30

10

KC Sangakkara (SL)

2000-2015

401

30

11

AC Gilchrist (ICC)

1996-2008

287

28

12

Saeed Anwer (pak)

1989-2003

247

28

13

NJ Astle (NZ)

1995-2007

223

25

14

DL Haynes (WI)

1978-1994

238

25

15

Yuvraj Singh (India)

2000-2013

293

25

16

A Ranatunga (SL)

1982-1999

269

24

17

Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pak)

1991-2007

378

24

18

V Sehwag (India)

1999-2013

251

23

19

HH Gibbs (SA)

1996-2010

248

22

20

CH Gayle (WI)

1999-2013

255

22

21

SM Pollock (SA)

1996-2008

303

22

22

Wasim Akram (Pak)

1984-2003

356

22

23

A Symonds (Aus)

1998-2009

198

21

24

ME Waugh (Aus)

1988-2002

244

21

25

SR Waugh (Aus)

1986-2002

325

21

26

CG Greenidge (WI)

1975-1991

128

20

27

MS Atapattu (SL)

1990-2007

268

20

 Source : espncricinfo

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