Josh Philippe Sydney Sixers wicketkeeper-batsman Josh Philippe on Thursday was named as the Big Bash League (BBL) Player of the Tournament as casted a ballot by the on-field umpires this season.
In a tight race, Josh Philippe surveyed 22 votes all through the standard season to complete two away from Sydney Thunder opening batsman Alex Hales. Perth Scorchers quick bowler Jhye Richardson was one further vote behind in third.
Josh Philippe and Hales right now possess the main two spots on the BKT Golden Bat leaderboard, with the Sixers star following by 44 runs heading into Saturday’s BBL finals at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Josh Philippe ‘s honor is further acknowledgment of his quick ascent to BBL fame lately following his transition to the Sydney Sixers. In a year ago’s BBL, Philippe won the Player of the Final honor in the wake of directing the Sydney Sixers to their second title with 50 years before a SCG home group. He completed as the League’s third most noteworthy scorer that season with 487 races to go with his 11 excusals, completing 10th in the Player of the Tournament tally.
Josh Philippe took his game to another level in KFC BBL|10 and with a second continuous home last in front of him, has just indented up 499 runs and 16 excusals behind the stumps. He has won three Player of the Match Awards in his 15 appearances so far this mission.
Josh Philippe has likewise been remunerated with a spot in the 18-player crew for the Qantas Australian Men’s T20I visit through New Zealand.
Alistair Dobson, Cricket Australia’s Head of Big Bash Leagues, said: “We’d prefer to praise Josh Philippe on one more remarkable season at the highest point of the request for the Sydney Sixers and being named the BBL Player of the Tournament.
This is a lavishly merited honor and acknowledgment for various game dominating exhibitions, which have guided the Sixers to a second back to back home Final at the SCG and choice in the Australian men’s T20I crew.”
Josh Philippe our Sixers fans can hardly wait to get to the SCG this Saturday night to watch their group in real life against either the Scorchers or the Heat. Our congrats likewise go out to Alex Hales and Jhye Richardson on their exhibitions this year which have seen them sitting on the BKT Golden Bat and Arm leaderboards heading into the last two matches of the mission,” he added