Stafanie wins ICC Women’s ODI award

Colombo, Sri Lanka - West Indies Stafanie Taylor has been named the ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year at the LG ICC Awards in Colombo. During the voting period Taylor played in 13 ODIs for the West Indies scoring 514 runs at the top of the order at average of 46.72, while the off-spinner also claimed 16 wickets at an average of 13.12.

The young Jamaican took the accolade ahead of fellow West Indies team-mate Anisa Mohammed, England’s Lydia Greenway and Sarah Taylor.

The accolade rounds off a successful year for Taylor, who was part of the West Indies side that was victorious at the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier in Bangladesh, the side finished undefeated.

Taylor, who was unable to attend the awards due to playing commitments in the UK in preparation for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012 said: “Thank you this award tonight. I’d like to thank my family and friends for this award.”

The ICC Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year Award was one of 11 individual prizes given at this year’s LG ICC Awards.

Sat, 09/15/2012 - 07:47