Ferguson, Hales recognised by match umpires as among best players of the tournament
Sydney Thunder stars Alex Hales and Callum Ferguson have both polled inside the top 10 in the KFC BBL|09 Player of the Tournament voting.
Player of the Tournament votes are awarded by the officiating umpires after each of the 56 home and away matches.
Hales polled 23 votes to rank third overall, just three votes behind winner Marcus Stoinis, while Ferguson earned tenth place with 16 votes.
Thunder’s English import is the second-leading run scorer in the competition with 568 runs at 40.57, including six half-centuries.
Captain Ferguson started led the way at the beginning of the season and currently has 369 runs to his name at an average of 30.75.
BBL|09 Player of the Tournament
Marcus Stoinis (Melbourne Stars) – 26 votes
Tom Curran (Sydney Sixers) – 24
Alex Hales (Sydney Thunder) – 23
Jon Wells (Adelaide Strikers) – 22
Glenn Maxwell (Melbourne Stars) – 21
D’Arcy Short (Hobart Hurricanes) – 21
Rashid Khan (Adelaide Strikers) – 18
Chris Lynn (Brisbane Heat) – 17
Josh Philippe (Sydney Sixers) – 17
Callum Ferguson (Sydney Thunder) – 16