On Tuesday Jamaica and West Indies women cricketer Stafanie Taylor was named in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) Team of the Year.
The 28-year-old amassed 472 runs throughout 11 innings and is second in the ICC Women’s ODI players ranking for both batting and all-rounders.
Cricket West Indies Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams said the following regarding Stafanie’s achievement:
“On behalf of Cricket West Indies and the wider Caribbean public in general, I wish to recognize and congratulate Stafanie for being selected into the ICC International One day Team of the Year.
“Stafanie continues, after so many years, to be the standard bearer not just for women’s cricket in the West Indies but for our cricket in general.
“She has accomplished this through consistent performances underpinned by her dedication and a lot of hard work.
“Congratulations from us all Stafanie! We are very proud of this accolade which you have earned and wish you many more in the years ahead.”
Women’s ODI Team of the Year: Alyssa Healy (Aus, wicket-keeper), Smriti Mandhana (Ind), Tamsin Beaumont (Eng), Meg Lanning (Aus, captain), Stafanie Taylor (WI), Ellyse Perry (Aus), Jess Jonassen (Aus), Shikha Pandey (Ind), Jhulan Goswami (Ind), Megan Schutt (Aus), Poonam Yadav (Ind)
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