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Cricket Ireland: Shortlists revealed for International Players of the Year at the 12th Business Plus Irish Cricket Awards

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The shortlists have been revealed for the two big ‘international’ awards – International Men’s and International Women’s Player of the Year ahead of this Friday’s 12th Business Plus Irish Cricket Awards 2024 on Friday night.

The 12th Business Plus Irish Cricket Awards 2024 will see sixteen award categories recognising players, coaches, volunteers, groundskeepers, match officials, and clubs for the contribution they make to the game in Ireland.

Two of the most prestigious awards on the night will be presented to the International Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year. The awards are peer-nominated, with players all awarding 3-2-1 rankings to their teammates.

Business Plus International Men’s Player of the Year shortlist (in alphabetical order)

  • Mark Adair
  • Curtis Campher
  • George Dockrell
  • Harry Tector

(Winner in 2023 – Josh Little)

Certa International Women’s Player of the Year shortlist (in alphabetical order)

  • Amy Hunter
  • Arlene Kelly
  • Gaby Lewis
  • Orla Prendergast

(Winner in 2023 – Arlene Kelly)

INTER-PROVINCIAL SERIES AND SUPER SERIES PLAYER OF THE YEAR

There will also be awards for the Inter-Provincial Series Player of the Year and Evoke Super Series Player of the Year – after a thrilling season which saw Northern Knights win the Inter-Provincial double, while the Scorchers and Typhoons claimed a trophy apiece.

The shortlists for these categories are as follows:

Evoke Super Series Player of the Year shortlist (in alphabetical order)

  • Georgia Atkinson
  • Amy Hunter
  • Sophie MacMahon
  • Many-Ann Musonda

(Winner in 2023 – Gaby Lewis)

HBV Studios Inter-Provincial Series Player of the Year (in alphabetical order)

  • Shane Getkate
  • Liam McCarthy
  • Neil Rock
  • Morgan Topping

(Winner in 2023 – George Dockrell)

Competition statistics

OTHER AWARDS

Other award categories on the night:

  • Cricket Writers of Ireland Hall of Fame
  • Gibney’s Outstanding Contribution and Service to Irish Cricket – in honour of John Wright
  • Arachas Club of the Year
  • Butlers Club Player of the Year – Men
  • Butlers Club Player of the Year – Women
  • Kitman Labs Emerging Talent Award – Men
  • Beauchamps Emerging Talent Award – Women
  • Waterford Club Cricket Official of the Year – in honour of Paul Reynolds
  • Lord’s Taverners Groundskeeping Team of the Year
  • Macron Volunteer of the Year
  • Certa Smash It/It’s Wicket! Activator of the Year
  • SportsHub Coach of the Year

WHERE TO FOLLOW

Keep an eye on Cricket Ireland’s social media channels on Friday night to keep abreast of all the winners.

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