School’s Division Batsman with the Highest Score of 138, Shaine Bathwaite of the Combermere School, receiving his award.
Intermediate Division Winners, BFS Sports & Social Club, accepting their trophy.
Former West Indies fast bowlers share a moment, as Charlie Griffith accepts his Special Appreciation Award from BCA President, Joel ‘Big Bird’ Garner.
BCA honours its best
ON A night where arguably the best cricket historian and writer, Tony Cozier, lauded the Barbados Cricket Association for a job well done, the best of the best in the Barbadian cricket world were honoured at the BCA Awards.
In a packed Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, the President of the BCA, Joel Garner, welcomed the Governor-General, His Excellency, Sir Elliot Belgrave, the awardees and specially invited guests, to a night of excellence to honours those who had performed well in the cricketing year.
Shamar Springer took the prestigious BCA President’s Award on the night, and had the honour of receiving it from the Governor-General.
The Most Outstanding Male Cricketer of the year was awarded to Derick Bishop of the St. Catherine’s Sports Club, along with $2 500 cash. The Most Outstanding Female award went to Shaquana Quintyne of the Angela Harris Tridents, with her cash prize of $1 000.
In the School’s Division, Combermere School received the plaque for taking the tile and becoming the Playoffs Champions. In the Second Division Wanderer’s Cricket Club copped the award for winning that division. The Intermediate Division, First Division and Elite Division Awards went to BFS Sports & Social Club, Police Sports Club and UWI Cricket Club, respectively.
Shain Brathwaite of Combermere was awarded for being the Batsman with the highest score, after achieving a massive score of 138, while Tashawn Boyce of Parkinson Memorial took home the award for the Batsman with the Most Runs, with 563 runs.
Combermere took more awards on the night, compliments Runeko Layne, for being the Bowler with the Most Wickets, with 51 wickets and the Bowler with the Most 5-Wicket Hauls,with 4. To round out the Combermere tally, Dashawn Sylvain shared the Wicketkeeper with Most Dismissals award with Tyreke Archer f Frederick Smith, with 14 dismissals.
In the Ladies Iris Walker Series, for the Twenty/20 over competition, Deandra Dottin of Angela Harris Tridents walked away with the Bowler with the Most Wickets award, with 7; the Batsman with the Most Runs, having scored a total of 227 runs and the Fielder with the Most Catches, with 3. Dottin also took the Batsman with the Most Runs in the 50 over Competition, with 284 runs.
Sade Clarke of UWI Blackbirds copped the award for the Wicketkeeper with the Most Dismissals with 4, while Shamilia Connell and Shalite Lopez of Angela Harris Tridents both had 8 wickets to receive the Bowler with the Most Wickets Award.
The Sagicor General Awards were broken down into each competition that was sponsored by the company. The awards for the Sagicor Shield were all taken by the Isolation Cavaliers. The Emerson Alleyne Award in the Sagicor Shield was given to Jahbari Doughlin of Isolation Cavaliers for being the wicketkeeper with the most dismissals, with 11 catches and 1 stumping, for a total of 12 dismissals. He also took home the John Greaves Award for the Batsman with the most runs with 397 runs, and the Leon Greaves Award for the Best All-rounder.
Jermaine Bullen caught the Rudolph Carrington Award for the fielder with the most catches, with 9 and Dacosta Atherley was given the M.E. Bill Murrell Award for the Bowler with the Most Wickets, with 15 wickets.
For the Sagicor General Twenty/20 Competition, Kavem Hodge of the UWI Cricket Club took the top honours, taking two awards on the night, as the Most Economical Bowler at an average of 5.19 and Best All-rounder with 191 runs, 8 wickets and 5 catches. Kyle Hope of Pickwick Club was honoured with the award for the Batsman with the most runs, with 376 runs in the competition.
The Sagicor General Super Cup category saw Jameel Stuart of the BDF Sports Programme takes the honours of the Seymour Nurse Best Batsman Award, with 445 runs and the Sir Garfield Sobers Award for the Best All-round Performance with 445 runs, 16 dismissals and 8 catches. The Joel Garner Best Bowler Award was shared between three bowlers: Chad Clarke-Reifer of Wanderers Sports Club, Don O’Neal of Maple Club and Nkosi Ross of YMPC, with 21 wickets each.
Former West Indies fast bowler, Charlie Griffith, received a Special Appreciation Award from the BCA on the night, and was fittingly presented with the award by former West Indies fast bowler and BCA President, Joel ‘Big Bird’.
It was a night of laughter and deep thought, but as the guests ate and drank at the bar in the cocktail lounge, the curtain came down on a successful year of Barbadian cricket, with the hope of even more positive growth this year.