The Wellington representative season wrapped up recently with the Kilbirnie Sports’ Age-Group Representative Awards. With the generous support of Kilbirnie Sports, these awards recognise the up-and-coming players in our region who have represented Wellington sides with passion and enthusiasm in 2017-18.
Y8 Boy’s MVP – Angus Miller
Angus was the overall tournament MVP with 60 runs at and average of 60 and 11 wickets at 7.45.
Y9 Boy’s MVP – William Fox
At the Year 10 Zone Tournament, which the Year 9 Representative team played in, William took wickets in every game, finishing with 12 wickets at 9.
Y10 Boy’s MVP – Caleb Montague
In the Year 10 Zone Tournament, Caleb scored 216 runs at an average of 72 and strike rate of 101. He also claimed 6 wickets at 15.
U13 Girl’s MVP – Rachel Bryant
Rachel was fourth in the overall tournament MVP standings, scoring 73 runs at 24.33 with a strike rate of 130 and claiming 2 wickets at 8.5.
U15 Girl’s MVP – Natasha Codyre
Natasha was second in the overall tournament MVP standings, taking 13 wickets at 10.69 and adding 37 runs at 12.33.
Girls Development MVP – Zoe Wishnowsky
Zoe was third in the overall tournament MVP standings with 110 runs at 55 and with a strike rate of 126. She also took 4 wickets @ 9.25.
U17 Boy’s MVP – Jesse Tashkoff
Jesse was the leading batter and bowler for Wellington at the National U17 tournament, scoring 224 runs at 37.33 and taking 9 wickets at 18.22.
U18 Girl’s MVP – Bhagya Herath
Bhagya led the way with both and ball at the North Island U18 tournament scoring 79 runs and taking 7 wickets, including a 5-wicket bag against tournament champions Auckland.
U19 Men’s MVP – Luke Georgeson
Luke was the leading run-scorer for Wellington, and second overall, at the National Under 19 tournament with 263 runs and a high score of 117. Luke also took 5 wickets at an average of 21.6 and his performances were rewarded with selection for the NZ U19 team for the World Cup.
U21 Women’s MVP – Amelia Kerr
Amelia was Wellington’s leading run-scorer at the National Under 21 Tournament and fourth overall with 278 runs and a top score of 116. Amelia also claimed the second most wickets for Wellington with 6. Later in the season, Amelia continued the strong start to her international career with the WHITE FERNS.
Age-Group Coach(es) of the Year
Sri Krishnamurthy and Rhys Morgan
Cricket Wellington thanks Kilbirnie Sports for their ongoing support of cricket in our region.