Winners announced for NatWest PCA Awards 2008 - 29/09/2008
The Professional Cricketers' Association (PCA), in association with NatWest and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), tonight hosted the NatWest PCA Awards 2008. In front of 1,100 guests at Old Billingsgate, London, Martin van Jaarsveld and Ravi Bopara were presented with the top player awards.
The Awards are unanimously supported by the players, with the main awards voted on by the players themselves. The major award categories are the NatWest PCA Player of the Year and NatWest PCA Young Player of the Year.
Reg Hayter Cup for the NatWest Player of the Year 2008
Martin van Jaarsveld (Kent)
Ravi Bopara (Essex)
Darren Gough & Graeme Hick
Voted for on night
Twenty20 MVP 2008 - Graham Napier
1 Marcus Trescothick
Previous winners of the Reg Hayter Cup for the NatWest PCA Player of the Year Award include:
Ottis Gibson, 2007
Winners of the John Arlott Cup for the NatWest PCA Young Player Award have included:
Adil Rashid, 2007
Over the past ten years, the staging of the NatWest PCA Awards has raised significant funds for the PCA Benevolent Fund. The Fund is part of the PCA's commitment to helping current and former players and their dependants in times of hardship, upheaval or to readjust to the world beyond the game.