One of the first things that you look for in a cricketer while judging him is the amount of match-impacting or series-impacting performances that he/she has dished out during their career.
And the number of ‘Player of the Series’ awards won by any cricketer is a fair reflection on his ability to dish out clutch performances when his/her team needs the most.
On that note, here’s a look at top-10 Cricketers with the most number of ‘Player of the Series’ awards in the history of the International Cricket:
10. Muttiah Muralitharan- 11
The leading wicket-taker in both Test and ODI cricket, Muttiah Muralitharan was one of the biggest match-winners that Sri Lanka has ever seen.
And, it’s reflected in the number of ‘Player of the Series’ awards that the legendary off-spinner during his career.
Muralitharan featured in as many as 155 series across all three formats in which he won the ‘Player of the Series’ award on 11 occasions; all of which came in Test cricket.
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