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Gibson & Aguilleira praise Bishoo & Taylor

St John, Antigua– West Indies players Devendra Bishoo and Stafanie Taylor have come in for congratulations after taking home trophies at the International Cricket Council’s annual awards ceremony which was held in London on Monday night.

Bishoo, the 25-year-old leg-spinner from Guyana copped the Emerging Player of the Year award, while Taylor, the 20-year-old batting allrounder from Jamaica, won the Women’s Cricketer of the Year.

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World famous clubs to benefit from Digicel Grassroots Grants

 

St John’s, Antigua – The world renowned Kingston Cricket Club (KCC) and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) are among eight clubs which have been selected in the second round to benefit from the WICB Digicel Grassroots Club Grants Programme.

The home club of the legendary West Indies captain Clive Lloyd and former world record holder for most wickets in Tests, Lance Gibbs – the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) – has also been selected to benefit from the Grant Programme.

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Taylor achieves goal of winning Women's Cricketer of the Year

Kingston, Jamaica – West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor said that she set herself the goal of winning the International Cricket Council’s Women’s Cricketer of the Year Award. “I set myself the goal of winning the Women’s Cricketer of the Year award and I’m very happy I won it. I was not totally surprised, and it feels really good to be recognised in this way. I worked hard and I played well and the most important thing is that I tried to contribute to the team all the time,” she said.
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Stafanie Taylor wins ICC Women's Cricket of the Year

West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has been ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards in London. During the voting period Taylor played 10 ODIs for the West Indies scoring 610 runs at the top of the order at an average of 76.25, while the off-spinner also claimed 15 wickets. She also scored 49 runs and took five wickets in Twenty20 Internationals in the period. The 20-year-old took the accolade ahead of England duo Charlotte Edwards and Lydia Greenway and last year’s winner of the title, Australia’s Shelley Nitschke.
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JCA names 4 man selection panel

Kingston, Jamaica - The Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) will utilise a four-man selection panel, chaired by former spinner Courtney Daley, to oversee the naming of the senior squad to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional 50-overs tournament to be staged in Guyana from October 17 to 31. The Observer understands that the panel will also consist of former West Indies left-handed batsman and current Jamaica Under-19 coach Robert Samuels and former national opener Delroy Morgan.

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