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Smith, Cornwall Lead Incentive Award Winners

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Windward Islands Volcanoes veteran left-handed opener Devon Smith and Leeward Islands Hurricanes champion off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall were the top individual performers and led the incentive award winners in the recently-concluded 2018-19 West Indies Championship.

Smith, who holds the record for the most runs in a single season, gathered 745 runs in nine matches at an average of 43.82 to top the batting aggregates for the season straight season.

He and fellow veteran opener Montcin Hodge of the Hurricanes were the only two batsmen that cracked the 700-run club for the season.

Smith again earned the Vivian Richards Award for the most runs in the season and a US $1,500 cheque.

Cornwall collected exactly 54 wickets at 17.68 apiece in nine matches to finish with the most wickets in a season for the first time. He earns the Courtney Walsh Award and a US $1,500 prize.

Cornwall was the only bowler to finish with 50 wickets or more in the season, as he snared five wickets three times and had a single 10-wicket match haul.

Anthony Bramble of reigning five-time champions Guyana Jaguars was the leading wicketkeeper for the second straight season, effecting 43 dismissals, comprising 42 catches and one stumping, and takes the Deryck Murray Award and a US $1,500 cheque.

Bramble also earned an additional US $1,500 and the Malcolm Marshall Award for the Best All-Round Performance, as chosen by the Selection Panel of Cricket West Indies.

The Jaguars wicketkeeper/batsman gathered 580 runs at an average of 52.72 from 14 innings in 10 matches in addition to his productive work behind the stumps.

Jonathan Carter of Barbados Pride gave further evidence that he has one of the safest pairs of hands in the Championship, as he pocketed US $1,500 and the Clive Lloyd Award for holding onto 21 catches in the outfield for the second straight year.

The other individual award, chosen by the Selection Panel, saw Anderson Phillip, an emerging pacer from Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, receiving a US $1,000 cheque and the Andy Roberts Award for being the Most Promising Fast Bowler. He bagged 28 wickets at 24.57 each in eight matches.

In addition to the Championship prizes, each franchise gained US $3,000 for winning a match.

As a result, champions Guyana Jaguars pocketed US $36,000, comprising the US $15,000 grand prize for winning the Championship and US $21,000 for winning seven matches this season, and runners-up Barbados Pride earned US $26,000, consisting of US $8,000 for finishing second and US $18,000 for winning six matches.

Third-placed Hurricanes earned US $18,000 for six wins this season, fourth-placed Red Force carried away US $12,000 for four wins, and fifth-placed Jamaica Scorpions and bottom-placed Volcanoes bagged US $9,000 each for three wins apiece.

-ENDS-

 

TOP PERFORMERS

Following is the list of the most prolific batsmen and most successful bowlers in the 2018-19 West Indies Championship.

Batting tabulated under: M-matches, I-innings, NO-not outs, R-runs, HS-highest scores, AVG-average, 100-hundreds, 50-half-centuries

Bowling tabulated under: M-matches, O-overs, R-runs, W-wickets, BB-best bowling, AVG-average, 5w-five wickets or more in an innings, 10w-10 wickets or more in a match

BATSMEN M I NO R HS AVG 100 50
1. Devon Smith (Volcanoes) 9 18 1 745 199 43.82 2 1
2. Montcin Hodge (Hurricanes) 10 20 2 711 158 39.50 2 4
3. Jonathan Carter (Pride) 10 19 2 689 149* 40.52 1 5
4. Devon Thomas (Hurricanes) 9 18 1 685 117* 40.29 1 6
5. Jason Mohammed (Red Force) 10 20 2 634 121 35.22 2 3
6. Brandon King (Scorpions) 7 14 1 630 133 48.46 1 6
7. Anthony Bramble (Jaguars) 10 14 3 580 168 52.72 2 1
8. Jeremy Solozano (Red Force) 10 20 0 572 104 28.60 1 2
9. Tagenarine Chanderpaul (Jaguars) 10 20 4 542 117* 33.87 1 1
10. Keacy Carty (Hurricanes) 10 20 0 519 114 25.95 1 3

 

BOWLERS M O R W BB AVG 5w 10w
1. Rahkeem Cornwall (Hurricanes) 9 346.2 955 54 6-57 17.68 3 1
2. Veerasammy Permaul (Jaguars) 10 334.2 896 42 5-57 21.33 1 0
3. Imran Khan (Red Force) 10 313.5 944 42 7-47 22.47 4 2
4. Nikita Miller (Scorpions) 5 291.5 643 41 7-50 15.68 4 3
5. Romario Shepherd (Jaguars) 10 257.3 745 37 5-24 20.13 1 0
6. Alzarri Joseph (Hurricanes) 6 170.5 502 31 5-66 16.19 1 0
7. Kavem Hodge (Volcanoes) 10 340.4 793 30 6-68 26.43 1 0
8. Anderson Phillip (Red Force) 8 190.4 688 28 5-74 24.57 1 0
9. Josh Thomas (Volcanoes) 9 225.4 766 28 4-44 27.35 0 0
10. Larry Edward (Volcanoes) 7 342.5 846 27 5-67 31.33 1 0

 

MOST DISMISSALS

  1. Anthony Bramble (Jaguars) 43 dismissals; 42 catches, 1 stumping
  2. Tevyn Walcott (Pride) 31 dismissals; 29 catches, 2 stumpings
  3. Denis Smith (Volcanoes) 21 dismissals; 19 catches, 2 stumpings

 

MOST CATCHES OTHER THAN A WICKETKEEPER

  1. Jonathan Carter (Pride) 21 catches
  2. Devon Thomas (Hurricanes) 17 catches
  3. Devon Smith (Volcanoes) 17 catches

 

-CWI

 

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