Craig and Anya shortlisted for PCA Awards
Somerset all rounder Craig Overton has been shortlisted for the PCA Young Player of the Year award.
Craig is joined on the list of nominees by Tom Curran (Surrey), Alex Davies (Lancashire) and Ollie Robinson (Sussex).
Following the announcement of Craig’s nomination Somerset Director of Cricket Matt Maynard said: “Craig has had a very good season. He has established himself as a genuine all rounder and has cemented his place in our starting XI. I have been very impressed with him this year and he thoroughly deserves to be on the shortlist for this award.
Craig has scored 369 runs and taken 47 wickets in First Class cricket for Somerset this season.
The winner of the PCA Young Player of the Year will recieve the John Arlott Cup at the PCA Awards event on Tuesday September 29th.
There are also three nominees in the Waitrose Women’s Player of the Summer category which is voted for by the England Women’s performance squad. This list is made up of Somerset’s Anya Shrubsole and her England team mates Natalie Sciver and Katherine Brunt.
Somerset Captain Anya has established herself as a regular in the England squad in all formats of the game and was one of the stand-out performers in this summer’s Ashes series.