PCA MVP Rankings selects XI with six returning from 2022.

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The 2023 Metro Bank Women’s Team of the Year has been selected by the PCA Most Valuable Player Rankings, powered by Argentex, to give a statistical XI from this season’s domestic women’s cricket.

The team was selected following the final of the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy which brought an end to the women’s domestic season.

Georgia Adams captains the side for the second year in succession following a fabulous season in which she won the Charlotte Edwards Cup and Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy MVP awards, alongside lifting both trophies as skipper of Southern Vipers. Adams is also nominated for the cinch PCA Women’s Player of the Year award.

Five further players return to the team selected in 2022 with Lauren Winfield-Hill, Bryony Smith, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Katie Levick and Lauren Bell successful.

With the Women’s Overall Domestic MVP selecting a well-balanced side, MVP points across the Charlotte Edwards Cup, Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy and The Hundred are taken into account with Adams, Bell and Smith making it a hat-trick of involvements following the inauguration of this award in 2021.

All the nominees for the cinch PCA Women’s Player of the Year award have been selected in the team with Tammy Beaumont, Adams, Sciver-Brunt and Smith included.

The cinch PCA Awards takes place at the Troxy on Monday 2 October where the best performing players in domestic and international cricket will be recognised.

All players selected in the 2023 Metro Bank PCA Women’s Team of the Year will receive a personalised winners medal from Mappin & Webb.

Metro Bank PCA Women's Team of the Year

Tammy Beaumont (The Blaze / Welsh Fire)

  • 274 MVP points
  • 317 runs in RHFT at 52.83
  • 1,447 runs across all formats
  • First ever women’s century in The Hundred

Lauren Winfield-Hill (WK) (Northern Diamonds / Oval Invincibles)

  • 264 MVP points
  • Leading run scorer in RHFT with 663
  • Average of 51 in RHFT
  • 19 dismissals across all formats

Bryony Smith (South East Stars / Trent Rockets)

  • 352 MVP points
  • Second most runs in CEC (256)
  • Most sixes in Women’s Hundred (8)
  • Shortlisted for cinch PCA Women’s Player of the Year

Georgia Adams (C) (Southern Vipers / Southern Brave)

  • 488 MVP points
  • Captained Vipers to double
  • 931 runs and 46 wickets across
  • Shortlisted for cinch PCA Women’s Player of the Year

Nat Sciver-Brunt (The Blaze / Trent Rockets)

  • 234 MVP points
  • 216 runs in The Hundred at 43.2
  • Hundred strike-rate of 160
  • 194 runs in CEC at 64.66

Maia Bouchier (Southern Vipers / Southern Brave)

  • 258 MVP points
  • 268 runs in The Hundred
  • 322 runs in RHFT at 40.25
  • Won the domestic double & The Hundred

Paige Scholfield (South East Stars / Oval Invincibles)

  • 262 MVP points
  • PCA April Women’s POTM
  • 439 runs in RHFT
  • Two hundreds, including career best 134*

Linsey Smith (Southern Vipers / Northern Superchargers)

  • 256 MVP points
  • RHFT economy rate of 3.41
  • 19 wickets in RHFT at 19.94
  • Most bowling MVP points with 176

Katie Levick (Northern Diamonds / Birmingham Phoenix)

  • 194 MVP points
  • Second most wickets in RHFT (24)
  • RHFT average of 18.12
  • Second most wickets in The Hundred (11)

Grace Ballinger (The Blaze / Northern Superchargers)

  • 134 MVP points
  • 18 wickets in RHFT
  • Best figures of 4-54 in RHFT
  • Six wickets in CEC at 27.5

Lauren Bell (Southern Vipers / Southern Brave)

  • 112 MVP points
  • Six wickets CEC with 13.5 average
  • Best of 4-37 in RHFT
  • Won the domestic double & The Hundred

View the full Women’s Overall Domestic MVP here.

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About the cinch PCA Awards:

The cinch PCA Awards traditionally brings the curtain down on the professional season with the biggest awards ceremony in English cricket. Hundreds of current and former players join key members of the industry to champion the best-performing individuals of the summer while reflecting on those who have given so much to the game.

Covering the full professional game, players are honoured across international, domestic, men’s and women’s cricket, with the awards ceremony taking place at the Troxy, London on Monday 2 October.

Full list of awards to be announced at the cinch PCA Awards:

  • cinch PCA Women’s Player of the Year
  • cinch PCA Men’s Player of the Year
  • cinch PCA Women’s Young Player of the Year
  • cinch PCA Men’s Young Player of the Year
  • PCA Outstanding Contribution Award
  • Rado Recognition Award
  • ECB Special Merit
  • PCA Umpire of the Year – Men’s Game
  • PCA Umpire of the Year – Women’s Game

List of awards to be recognised at the cinch PCA Awards

  • IG PCA Men’s Team of the Year – Daniel Bell-Drummon, Alex Lees, James Vince, Joe Clarke, James Rew (WK), Ryan Higgins, Liam Dawson ©, Simon Harmer, Dan Worrall, Matt Henry, Sam Cook
  • Metro Bank PCA Women’s Team of the Year – Tammy Beaumont, Lauren Winfield-Hill (WK), Bryony Smith, Georgia Adams ©, Nat Sciver-Brunt, Maia Bouchier, Paige Scholfield, Linsey Smith, Katie Levick, Grace Ballinger, Lauren Bell.
  • PCA Women’s Overall Domestic MVP – Georgia Adams
  • PCA Men’s Overall Domestic MVP – Liam Dawson
  • Metro Bank ODI Men’s Player of the Summer – Dawid Malan
  • Metro Bank ODI Women’s Player of the Summer – Nat Sciver-Brunt
  • LV= Insurance Test Player of the Summer – Joe Root
  • Vitality IT20 Men’s Player of the Summer – Jonny Bairstow
  • Vitality IT20 Women’s Player of the Summer – Alice Capsey
  • Vitality Blast Player of the Year – Daniel Sams
  • Charlotte Edwards Cup Player of the Year – Georgia Adams
  • Metro Bank One Day Cup Player of the Year – Ed Barnard
  • Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy Player of the Year – Georgia Adams
  • LV= Insurance County Championship Player of the Year – Liam Dawson
  • The Hundred Men’s PCA MVP of the Year – Jamie Overton
  • The Hundred Women’s PCA MVP of the Year – Marizanne Kapp