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13th edition of ESPNcricinfo Awards 2019: England’s Eoin Morgan named captain of the year 

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On February 10, 2020  ESPNcricinfo (sports news website) announced the 13th edition of the Annual ESPNcricinfo Awards 2019. The awards were presented under 12 categories & selected by a jury comprising former cricketers, ESPNcricinfo senior editors, writers & global correspondents.Key Points:

i.Captain of the year award: Eoin Joseph Gerard Morgan was named as the ‘captain of the year’ for leading England to win the World Cup Title against New Zealand.

ii.Ben Stokes was awarded the ‘ODI (One Day International) batting performance of the year’.

iii.The jury was comprised of former cricketers such as Ian Chappell, Ajit Agarkar, Daniel Vettori, Mark Butcher, Michael Hussey, Daryll Cullinan, Russel Arnold, Shahriar Nafees, Isa Guha, Snehal Pradhan and Peter Borren, and ESPNcricinfo’s senior editors, writers, and global correspondents.

Winner List:

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Category Winners  Country 
Test batting performance of the year Kusal Perera Sri Lanka
Test bowling performance of the year Kemar Roach West Indies
ODI batting performance of the year Ben Stokes England
ODI bowling performance of the year Matt Henry New Zealand
T20I batting performance of the year Gleen Maxwell Australia
T20I bowling performance of the year Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka
Captain of the year Eoin Morgan England
Debutant of the year Jofra Archer England
Women’s batting performance of the year Meg Lanning Australia
Women’s bowling performance of the year Ellyse Perry Australia
Associate batting performance of the year George Munsey Scotland
Associate bowling performance of the year Bilal Khan Oman

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About ESPNcricinfo:
The ESPNcricinfo awards recognize the best individual batting and bowling performances in cricket over the year.
Founded- 15 March 1993.