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posted on June 10, 2015 12:03
Jamaican Stafanie Taylor and Barbadian Sulieman Benn were named West Indies Female and Male players of the year, respectively.
The announcement was made at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/West Indies Players Association (WIPA) third annual Players' Award ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus in Kingston, a short while ago.
Taylor was winning the award for the ninth consecutive time, while Benn was winning the award for the first time.
Another Jamaican, Jermaine Blackwood, was named emerging player of the year.
Trinidad and Tobago cricketers Denesh Ramdin, Lendl Simmons and Samuel Badree were among the winners
12 awards were given to players and teams that excelled in both Regional and International cricket over the 2014 Cricket Season.
Simmons, who has been great with the bat both for the West Indies, in the Caribbean Premier League and Indian Premier League was awarded the ‘Caribbean T20 Cricketer of the Year’.
Similarly though, for his International achievements, Badree earned himself the ‘West Indies T20 Cricketer of the Year’ award, while Test captain Denesh Ramdin picked up his honour as the ‘West Indies ODI Player of the Year.
Full List of Winners:
First Class Team of the Year: Barbados
First Class Player of the Year: Shacaya Thomas (Jamaica)
First Class ODI Player of the Year: Dwayne Smith (Barbados)
Under 19 Player of the Year: Shimron Hetmyer (Guyana)
WICB/WIPA Under 19,Team of the Year: Guyana
West Indies Emerging Cricketer of the Year: Jermaine Blackwood (Jamaica)
West Indies Women’s Cricketer of the Year: Stafanie Taylor (Jamaica)
Caribbean T20 Cricketer of the Year: Lendl Simmons (T&T)
West Indies ODI Player of the Year: Denesh Ramdin (T&T)
West Indies Test Cricketer of Year: Kraigg Brathwaite (Barbados)
West Indies T20 Cricketer of the Year: Samuel Badree (T&T)
West Indies Cricketer of the Year: Sulieman Benn (Barbados)
WICB Lifetime Achievement Award: Chitram Singh
WIPA Lifetime Achievement Award: Rainford Pinnock