July 23, 2014

Johnson, Ogle cop GCB Cricketers-of-the-Year awards

 The awardees share a moment together after collecting their awards

The awardees share a moment together after collecting their awards

West Indies A team middle-order batsman Leon Johnson was named Cricketer-of-the-Year on Tuesday evening when the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) hosted its 16th annual awards presentation ceremony at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) pavilion.

On the distaff side June Ogle won the Female Cricketer-of-the-Year award while the Albion Community Centre Cricket Club was voted Club-of-the-Year.

The award for the 26-year old Johnson comes after his outstanding form in the Regional First-Class competition. Johnson, earlier this year was the third highest runscorer with 430 runs from six matches at an average of 35.83, scoring three fifties in the process in the WICB Regional four day tournament.

He was also third runscorer in the Super50 tournament, with 204 runs from six games at an average of 34.00, with a solitary half-century.

Ogle, on the other hand, has been a regular member of the West Indies female team.

Meanwhile, WICB Director Baldath Mahabir was the evening guess speaker. See full detail in subsequent edition.

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