Bishop, Quintyne cop top awards

Gifted all-rounder Shaquana Quintyne, a member of the champion West Indies Women’s team at the just concluded ICC World Twenty20 Tournament in India, has been named the Most Outstanding Female Cricketer by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) for 2015.

Shaquana Quintyne (second right) celebrating with teammates in India on Sunday. She also won big at the BCA awards on Saturday night.
Shaquana Quintyne (second right) celebrating with teammates in India on Sunday. She also won big at the BCA awards on Saturday night.

And Derick Bishop, the veteran left-arm spinner from Brathwaite Construction/Republic Bank St. Catherine, lifted the award for the Most Outstanding Male.

They were among the winners at the ceremony at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre on Saturday night.

Fast bowler Chemar Holder, who represented the 2016 ICC World Under-19 champions, West Indies, in Bangladesh in February, captured the award for the Emerging Young Cricketer (Male), while medium-pace bowler Allison Gordon took the prize for Female.

New Barbados Pride opening batsman Kemar Brathwaite was voted as the Most Improved Cricketer (Male) and pacer Shanna Thompson (Female).

Exciting all-rounder Shamar Springer, who, like Holder stood out in the champion West Indies Under-19 side, took the President’s prize, which has always been kept as a secret until the night of the awards. (BCA) 

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