T&T fast bowler cops Andy Roberts Award

T&T fast bowler cops Andy Roberts Award
Anderson Phillip.

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force fast bowler, Anderson Phillip has been given the Andy Roberts Award for his promising 2018-2019 season in the recent Regional Four-Day Championship.

A release from Cricket West Indies said, Phillip copped the award for being the Most Promising Fast Bowler in the tournament.

He bagged 28 wickets at 24.57 each in eight matches to help the Denesh Ramdin’s team to finish fourth. For his efforts, Phillip also earned a US$1,000 check.

In other awards, Windward Islands Volcanoes veteran left-handed opener Devon Smith and Leeward Islands Hurricanes champion off-spinner Rahkeem Cornwall were the top batting and bowling performers.

Smith, who holds the record for the most runs in a single season, collected 745 runs in nine matches at an average of 43.82 to top the batting aggregates for the second straight year.

He and fellow veteran opener Montcin Hodge of the Hurricane were the only two batsmen to score 700 runs for the season.

Smith again earned the Vivian Richards Award and a US$1,500 check.

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