West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has won the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2011 award at the LG ICC Awards in London.
During the voting period Taylor played 10 ODIs in which she scored 610 runs at an average of 76.25, while she also claimed 15 wickets. In Twenty20 Internationals, She scored 49 runs and took five wickets.
Taylor was unable to attend the ceremony to collect her award in person due to finishing a series against Pakistan yesterday in Guyana.
Upon hearing the news of her win, Taylor said: “It is a fantastic honour to be named the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year.
“I said before the awards that my goal was to be the number one women’s cricketer in the world and I’m on my way there with the rankings and to be named the winner of this award makes me extremely happy.
“I would like to thank my team-mates and coaches from the West Indies team and also my domestic side Jamaica and also my family for all the support they continue to give me and I hope I can continue to represent the West Indies with pride.”
ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year 2011
- Charlotte Edwards (England)
- Lydia Greenway (England)
- Shelley Nitschke (Australia)
- Stafanie Taylor (West Indies) – Winner