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.
|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|
The ESPNcricinfo awards recognize the best individual batting and bowling performances in cricket over the year.
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