Williams, Dottin top BCA awards
SEASONED Republic Bank St Catherine all-rounder Kenroy Williams and Deandra Dottin, the dynamic Barbados and West Indies Women’s player, won the top individual awards at the Barbados Cricket Association’s (BCA) ceremony for the 2013 season at Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Friday night.
Williams, who has also represented Barbados, was named the Most Outstanding Cricketer, which earned him a Trophy and $2 500, while Dottin captured the prize for Most Outstanding Female Cricketer, which was worth a Trophy and $1 000. The slimly-built Williams, 29, was the top all-rounder in the 2013 BCA LIME Elite Division championship with the highest aggregate of 608 runs at an average of 50.66. As an off-spinner, he took 34 wickets (ave: 20.35) to be the fifth highest wicket-taker. In the Sagicor General Twenty20 tournament, Williams made 207 runs at an average of 34.50. Apart from her international exploits, representing the West Indies’ women’s team, Dottin enjoyed an outstanding local season. Representing Angela Harris Tridents in the BCA Iris Walker Twenty20 tournament, she scored 350 runs with two centuries at an amazing strike rate of 193.37 in four matches. Her highest score was an unbeaten 159. Additionally, she scored 223 runs with one century in three matches in the 40-over competition. She is out of the island and the award was accepted by one of her teammates.
Barbados’ off-spinning all-rounder Ashley Nurse won the Best All-rounder Award in the Sagicor T20 and the Garfield Sobers Best All-rounder Award in the Sagicor Super Cup.
Barbados and West Indies Under-19 fast bowlers Jerome Jones and Jofra Archer won the President’s Award and Most Improved Youth Cricketer Award, respectively while their alma mater, Christ Church Foundation, won both the Intermediate and Goddard Enterprises Schools titles. (EZS)