WISDEN LEADING CRICKETERS OF THE YEAR-ELLYSE PERRY AND BEN STOKES
BEN STOKES BECAME FIRST ENGLISH CRICKETER TO WIN THIS AWARD IN LAST 15 YEARS.
Stokes made his international debut in the year 2011. In the span of nine years, he has played two memorable innings in the world cricket. The first was the ICC Worldcup finals at the Lords against New Zealand he remained unbeaten at 84 runs, England won its maiden title. He scored 465 runs and took 7 wickets. Second the Ashes, the Headingley Test, the epic battle between bat and ball. Stokes will be remembered for his heroic batting in the second innings of the match. He scored a century and England won the match. Before Stokes, Andrew Flintoff was the only Englishman who won the Wisden Cricketer of the year in 2005. The edition has 5 more names under the category of Cricketer Of The Year.
WISDEN AWARDS 2020
|LEADING CRICKETER IN THE WORLD||BEN STOKES||ENGLAND|
|LEADING WOMAN CRICKETER IN THE WORLD||ELLYSE PERRY||AUSTRALIA|
|LEADING T-20 CRICKETER IN THE WORLD||ANDRE RUSSEL||WINDIES|
|CRICKETER OF THE YEAR||ELLYSE PERRY||AUSTRALIA|
|CRICKETER OF THE YEAR||JOFRA ARCHER||ENGLAND|
|CRICKETER OF THE YEAR||PAT CUMMINS||AUSTRALIA|
|CRICKETER OF THE YEAR||MARNUS LABUSCHANGNE||AUSTRALIA|
|CRICKETER OF THE YEAR||SIMON HARMER||SOUTH AFRICA|