Ben Stokes: England all-rounder one of four nominated for Players’ Player of the Year
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England all-rounder Ben Stokes is one of four players nominated for the Players’ Player of the Year by the Professional Cricketers’ Association.
Stokes helped before filming in the Ashes, England win the World Cup for the very first time of the men.
Gloucestershire all-rounder Ryan Higgins, essex spinner Simon Harmer and Warwickshire batsman Dom Sibley will also be nominated.
The winner will be announced in London on Wednesday, 2 October.
28, stokes, has been looking to become the sixth man to win against the PCA Players’ Player of the Year and the Young Player of the Year, having won the latter from 2013.
South African Harmer, 30, helped Essex to victory and could include the County Championship title on Thursday.
Zimbabwe-born Higgins, 24, has played a key part as Gloucestershire secured promotion back to Division One of the County Championship for the first time because 2005.
Sibley, 24, was called up to the England Test squad for the winter’s tour of New Zealand after a prolific season for the Bears, scoring 1,324 Championship runs at at average of 69.68 prior to their final match of the year against Yorkshire.
The Prior Surrey opener has been nominated for the Young Player of the Year, alongside Somerset’s Tom Banton of Kent.
All-rounder Katherine Brunt, spinner Sophie Ecclestone and batter Amy Jones are nominated with Ecclestone trying to win the award for the second consecutive year, for the Women’s Player of the Summer.
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