With the club cricket season now in full swing the Cricket World Club Most Valuable Player (MVP) rankings are starting to take shape.
In the Kieran Howells (Ynysygerwn) tops the list by over ten points with Queensland's Glen Batticciotto (Nantwich) taking third place and Loughborough University's Robert Taylor (Market Harborough) in fifth. Tom Andrews (Market Deeping) and Nuwan Shiroman (Louth), both from the Lincolnshire Premier League, also feature in the top ten.
The are much closer with Zohaib Khan (Benwell Hill) only a whisker ahead of Fahad Masood (Bourne). Masood enjoyed an , finishing in seventh place in both the bowling and overall rankings and is already making an impressing in Lincolnshire this year.
In the overall rankings Glen Batticiotto leads Tom Andrews by a healthy six points with Kieran Howells making fifth place by virtue of his excellent batting ranking.
Batting: C Herring made 196* for Newport v Swansea
Bowling: T Bailey 8/14 Northern v Newton-le-Willows
You might have heard of:
Jamie Dalrymple (Middlesex) made 173 not out for Teddington against Twickenham; Usman Afzaal (former Surrey and England) made 165* for West Indian Cavaliers against Kiveton Park Colliery; Vikram Atri (former Nottinghamshire) who made 160 for Bracebridge Heath against Nettleham and Josh Knappett (Unicorns and former Worcestershire) who made 157 not out for Finchley against Eastcote.
Richard Wilkinson (former Yorkshire) who took 6-44 for Barnsley against Castleford; Oliver Hannon-Dalby (Yorkshire) who took 5-35 for Barnsley against Sheffield United; George Walker (former Leicestershire) who took 5-24 for Swardeston against Sudbury and Dinuka Hettiarachchi (Sri Lanka) who continued his excellent form from last season with 5-38 for St Annes against Fleetwood.
Have we missed anybody? If you or a team-mate has put in an outstanding performance this season already, then let us know - either email [email protected] or tweet us @Cricket_World to let us know.
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