Morton among QPCC’s five Cricketers of the Year

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, (CMC) – Nevis-born West Indies batsman Runako Morton is among the five Cricketers of the Year for Trinidad and Tobago’s famous Queen’s Park Cricket Club.

Morton, 31, had a solid season for the Port of Spain-based club and joins West Indies rookie batsman Darren Bravo, spinner Amit Jaggernauth, Marlon Barclay and Rishaard Harris as the QPCC’s Cricketers of the Year, announced at its awards presentation and dinner at the Century Ballroom at the Queen’s Park Oval on Friday evening.

Based in Trinidad and Tobago, Morton has played 15 Tests and 54 one Day International (ODI) matches for West Indies.

The 17-year-old schoolboy Nicholas Alexis won the ‘Phil Thompson’ award, which goes to the most promising young player in the Queen’s Park Cricket Club.

Alexis played was part of the T&T Under-19 team that finished second – to Jamaica — in the TCL West Indies Youth Championship in Jamaica this summer.