Perry named Rebel WBBL|04 Player of the Tournament
Sydney Sixers all-rounder and captain, Ellyse Perry has been named the Rebel WBBL|04 Player of the Tournament after producing a record-breaking season with the bat.
Perry amassed 744 runs at an incredible average of 93, including scores of 54* and X in the finals series, with two centuries and six half-centuries to her name.
Her stellar season saw her break the record for most runs in a WBBL season previously held by Perth Scorchers captain, Meg Lanning (560), while she also contributed with the ball, claiming ten wickets.
Perry claimed the award with 38 votes, finishing eight votes ahead of Adelaide Strikers’ international recruit Sophie Devine (30 votes), and big-hitting Brisbane Heat all-rounder Grace Harris (25 votes).
Votes are awarded on a 3-2-1 basis by the standing umpires at the end of each match meaning a player can receive up to six votes per match.
Melbourne Renegades leg-spinner, Georgia Wareham was named Rebel WBBL Young Gun for WBBL|04, the youngster claiming 11 wickets and finishing the season with the best economy rate in the tournament.
Each season Rebel provides the Young Gun with a cash prize, as well as access to their learning and mentor program.
The top five Rebel WBBL|04 vote getters are:
1. Ellyse Perry (Sydney Sixers) – 38 votes
2. Sophie Devine (Adelaide Strikers) – 30 votes
3. Grace Harris (Brisbane Heat) – 25 votes
4. Meg Lanning (Perth Scorchers) – 23 votes
Sophie Molineux (Melbourne Renegades) – 23 votes
Sammy-Jo Johnson (Brisbane Heat) – 23 votes
5. Elyse Villani (Perth Scorchers) – 22 votes