04 January 2019
Healy named T20 International Player of the Year
Congratulations to Women's Club Captain Alyssa Healy who has been crowned ICC T20 International Player of the Year. An amazing 2018 in Australian colours saw Alyssa also feature in the team of the year for T20s and One-Dayers. Fellow Tiger Ellyse Perry was also named in the T20 team of the year!
Fantastic achievements for two Tigers dominating the world stage!
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Alyssa Healy has been named the ICC’s T20 International Player of the Year, the Australian wicketkeeper-batsman also featuring in the best team of the year for Twenty20 and one-dayers.
Healy, who finished with 225 runs in six matches at this year’s Women’s World T20 in the West Indies, had a superb 12 months.
“It’s obviously a huge honour. I enjoyed some form over the last couple of months, thoroughly enjoyed playing for the Aussie team in the T20I format,” she said.
"Winning the ICC Women’s World T20 final against England is something pretty special, especially after a disappointing couple of years in World Cups.
“That win against them, a dominant performance, was pretty special and one I will never forget.”
Healy was the only Australian to feature in the one-day team of the year, the World Cup champions in T20 having better representation in the shorter format side with four players making the starting XI.
Joining Healy was allrounders Ellyse Perry and Ashleigh Gardner and fast bowler Megan Schutt.
Article courtesy of Fox Sports