Taylor added to Sportswoman of the Year nominees


December 31, 2015

Outstanding Jamaican female cricketer Stafanie Taylor has been added to the list of nominees for the 55th annual National Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.

The 2015 awards take place Friday, January 15, 2016 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel and Taylor joins eight other women vying for the National Sportswoman of the Year award.

The other nominees are: Alicia Ashley; Alia Atkinson; Veronica Campbell-Brown; Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce; Shericka Jackson; Sherone Simpson; Elaine Thompson and Danielle Williams.

Taylor topped the tables in the ODI series with a batting average of 130.50 runs, and was the most economical West Indies bowler, while taking four wickets.

recently named

Taylor led the West Indies to victories over Pakistan in both T20 and ODI series at home. Taylor was also recently named the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Women's T20 Cricketer of the Year.

She was previously ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year on two separate occasions.

The Jamaican all-rounder was this year elevated to the captaincy of the West Indies team and most recently became the only overseas player selected for the Sydney Thunder Women in the inaugural Australian Women's Big Bash T20 League.

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