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Turnham and Wilson win Player Of Year Awards for first time

6th October 2017

Warwickshire Bears pair Justin Hollingsworth & Mark Turnham headlined the 2017 BCEW End of Season Award Winners. Hollingsworth won BCEW Partially Sighted Player of the Year for the second time whilst Turnham was named BCEW Total Player of the Year.

Yorkshire’s Martin Wilson won BCEW Low Partial Player of the Year & for the third year in a row Lois Turner was BCEW Women’s Player of the Year.

Lancashire’s Tahseen Sabir won the Most Promising Player of the Year award after a remarkable improvement that saw him score around 480 runs during the 2017 season when he hadn’t totaled a hundred runs in any previous national level season.

Warwickshire were the most successful team in this year’s awards winning 4, Sussex picked up 3, Somerset claimed 2 & there were one each for Lancashire, Surrey & Yorkshire.

2017 was the tenth year of BCEW’s annual awards & by winning BCEW Total Batsman of the Year Nathan Foy became the first person to have picked up a seventh award in that time.

A full list of winners & nominees is below & is followed by some overall stats relating to the awards.

BCEW End of Season Awards 2017

Partially Sighted Player of the year
Winner
Justin Hollingsworth (Warwickshire Bears)

Other Nominees
Tahseen Sabir (Lancashire Lions)
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC)
Dan Field (Sussex Sharks)
Joe Harrison (Sussex Sharks)
Luke Sugg (Warwickshire Bears)
Shah Miah (Yorkshire Vikings)

Total player of the year
Winner
Mark Turnham (Warwickshire Bears)

Other Nominees
Rob Williams (Lancashire Lions)
Steve Cook (Somerset VICC)
David Daniels (Sussex Sharks)
Nathan Foy (Warwickshire Bears)

Women’s Player of the Year
Winner
Lois Turner (Surrey VICC & RNC Hereford Bulldogs)

Other Nominees
Emma Gilfoyle (Durham Viper Jets)
Elyse Bezuidenhout (Gloucestershire Growlers)
Amelia Robertson (Lancashire Lions)
Heidi Linegar (Somerset VICC)

Low Partial Player of the year
Winner
Martin Wilson (Yorkshire Vikings)

Other Nominees
Sheraz Chohan (Lancashire Lions)
Mark Russell (London Metro)
Nadeem Khan (Nottinghamshire Knights)
Heidi Linegar (Somerset VICC)

Partially Sighted Batsman of the year
Winner
Dan Field (Sussex Sharks)

Other Nominees
Matt Dean (London Metro)
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC)
Justin Hollingsworth (Warwickshire Bears)
Luke Sugg (Warwickshire Bears)

Total Batsman of the year
Winner
Nathan Foy (Warwickshire Bears)

Other Nominees
Rob Williams (Lancashire Lions)
Nick Killen (Nottinghamshire Knights)
Graham Glover (Somerset VICC)
David Daniels (Sussex Sharks)
Mark Turnham (Warwickshire Bears)

Partially Sighted Bowler of the year
Winner
Joe Harrison (Sussex Sharks)

Other Nominees
Rory Field (London Metro)
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC)
Dan Field (Sussex Sharks)
Asif Ali (Warwickshire Bears)
Justin Hollingsworth (Warwickshire Bears)

Total Bowler of the year
Winner
Steve Cook (Somerset VICC)

Other Nominees
Amit Amin (London Metro)
Ian Morris (Sussex Sharks)
Mark Turnham (Warwickshire Bears)
Alan Mccomb (Yorkshire Vikings)

Partially Sighted Fielder of the year
Winner
Ed Hossell (Somerset VICC)

Other Nominees
Steve Bailey (Dorset Dolphins)
Ryan Wilcock (Nottinghamshire Knights)
Dan Field (Sussex Sharks)
Joe Harrison (Sussex Sharks)

Total Fielder of the year
Winner
David Daniels (Sussex Sharks)

Other Nominees
Rob Williams (Lancashire Lions)
Philip Frounks (Somerset VICC)
Steve Cook (Somerset VICC)
Mark Turnham (Warwickshire Bears)

Wicketkeeper of the Year
Winner
Gerald Porter (Warwickshire Bears)

Other Nominees
John Gribbin (Gloucestershire Growlers)
Ryan West (Hampshire VICC)
Lynda Boulding (Kent Spitfires)
Charles Ronayne (London Metro)

Most Promising Player of the year
Winner
Tahseen Sabir (Lancashire Lions)

Other Nominees
Alex Ditchburn (London Metro)
Nick Ebbeck (London Metro)
David Howells (Northants Steelbacks)
Rory Hossell (Somerset VICC)
Marcus Kippling (Sussex Sharks)

Other Awards

Umpire of the year: Darshak Patel
Scorer of the Year: Geoff Brown
Spirit of Cricket: Warwickshire Bears

Competition Winners

BCEW National League
Warwickshire Bears

BBS Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup
Sussex Sharks

BCEW David Townley Memorial Twenty20 Cup
Warwickshire Bears

Individual Awards Records
Players with most wins

Nathan Foy 7
Luke Sugg 6
Justin Hollingsworth 4
Si Ledwith 4
Dan Field 3
Ed Hossell 3
Gav Griffiths 3
Gerald Porter 3
John Garbett 3
Lois Turner 3
Matt Dean 3
Steve Cook 3

Overall Number Won By Each Club

Warwickshire Bears 23
Sussex Sharks 18
Lancashire Lions 8
London Metro 8
Somerset VICC 8
Yorkshire Vikings 8
Northants Steelbacks 6
South Wales Dragons 4
Surrey VICC 3
Birmingham SCVI 1
Essex Tigers 1
Hampshire VICC 1
London Sports 1