Warwickshire fast bowler Olly Hannon-Dalby stole the show at the first ever virtual end of season award as he took four accolades that were presented in the unique setting of Marston’s pub, The Anchor in Digbeth.
Having taken 25 wickets during Warwickshire’s 2020 Bob Willis Trophy campaign, Olly appeared alongside batsmen Sam Hain, skipper Will Rhodes and Dan Mousley for the Bears End of Season Awards meets a Question of Sport; watch now.
The seamer, who played a huge role in the Club’s community response to COVID-19 in the first Government enforced lockdown, was initially named winner of the Rick Coleman Community Award for regularly going the extra mile in 2020. However, he also scooped Bob Willis Trophy Player of the Year award, Members’ Player of the Year and the marquee honour of Players’ Player of the Year.
Seven awards were presented in total with Will Rhodes being awarded the Kim Jones Cup after Members and supporters voted, via the Edgbaston app, for his 207 versus Worcestershire in the Bob Willis Trophy as the performance of the season.
Sam Hain took the T20 Player of the Year Award, as voted for by Junior Bears, after scoring 284 runs at an average of 56.8 in his nine games across the tournament.
Dan Mousley was named Young Player of the Year after impressing with 101 runs in his three Vitality Blast innings, including 58 not out versus Northants Steelbacks, and scoring a further 149 runs in three Bob Willis Trophy innings.
Check out the 30-minute episode of Bears Den TV of the Bears’ end of Season Awards does a Question of Sport.