Sporting News – Ellyse Perry has rounded out a stellar year by taking out the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award.
- Ellyse Perry has rounded out a stellar year by taking out the ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year award.
- The 27-year-old played a crucial role as Australia retained the Women’s Ashes, and she was also instrumental in ODI series victories over England, South Africa and New Zealand.
- The award was renamed in honour of Rachael Heyhoe Flint, the former England captain who died in January this year.
- “This year has been a very special year for women’s cricket with many milestones reached, so it is a privilege and honour to receive the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Award,” Perry told cricket.com.au.
- Southern Stars opener Beth Mooney claimed the ICC Women’s T20I Player of the Year and Emerging Player of the Year gongs, while New Zealand’s Amy Satterthwaite was crowned Women’s ODI Player of the Year.