Wednesday, October 5th, 2022


Worcestershire Women’s Rapids, Central Sparks and Birmingham Phoenix pace bowler, Emily Arlott, has been named in the 2022 Vitality PCA Women’s Team Of The Year for the second year running.

Arlott and the other members of the team have been selected through the PCA Most Valuable Player Rankings as part of an ultimate X1 from this season’s domestic women’s cricket.

She is one of five players who were also part of the 2021 Team Of The Year alongside Lauren Bell, Emma Lamb, Bryony Smith and captain Georgia Adams.

Arlott played a key part in the Women’s Rapids winning the ECB T20 County Cup Group Two, before going onto enjoy more success with the Sparks and Birmingham Phoenix.

She had the most bowling points in the MVP – 114 – and amassed 181 points in total.

Arlott picked up 15 wickets for Central Sparks at an average of 22.5 and nine in The Hundred for Birmingham Phoenix at 11.1.

The MVP Rankings is the decisive statistical indication of player performance with the side based on their impact throughout domestic cricket in 2022.

Captained by the individual with the most MVP points across the season, the player of the competition across each format is also included based on their outstanding performances.

Adams, the Southern Vipers skipper also leads the Vitality PCA Women’s Team of the Year having won the PCA Women’s Domestic Overall MVP award, finishing with 281 points.

The cinch PCA Awards takes place at The Hurlingham Club on Thursday 6 October where the best performing players of domestic and international cricket will be recognised.

Arlott and all players selected in the 2022 Vitality PCA Women’s Team of the Year will receive a personalised winner’s medal from Mappin & Webb.

The PCA Women’s Team Of The Year is:

Lauren Winfield-Hill (Northern Diamonds / Oval Invincibles)

  • Second Overall MVP points with 248
  • Over 50 more MVP batting points than anyone else (191)
  • 470 runs with 78.3 average in the Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
  • Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy winner and Player of the Year

Danni Wyatt (Southern Vipers / Southern Brave)

  • 160 MVP points
  • 221 runs at 36.9 average in the Charlotte Edwards Cup
  • Hundred strike-rate of 152
  • 434 runs in all competitions

Emma Lamb (Thunder / Manchester Originals)

  • 183 MVP points
  • Charlotte Edwards Cup 191 runs at an average 31.9
  • Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy 213 runs, averaging 71
  • 10 wickets with 29.2 average across formats

Nat Sciver (Northern Diamonds / Trent Rockets)

  • 140 MVP points
  • The Hundred PCA MVP Women’s Player of the Year
  • Averaged 76 with a highest score of 72* in The Hundred
  • Six wickets at an average of 22 in The Hundred

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

  • PCA Women’s Overall Domestic MVP winner with 281 points
  • Captained Southern Vipers to Charlotte Edwards Cup victory
  • 463 runs across all formats
  • Averaged 20.3 runs for her 24 wickets

Amy Jones (wk) (Central Sparks / Birmingham Phoenix)

  • 168 MVP points
  • Charlotte Edwards Cup Player of the Year
  • 129 MVP points in Charlotte Edwards Cup
  • Top run scorer Charlotte Edwards Cup with 289

Bryony Smith (South East Stars / Trent Rockets)

  • Third Overall MVP points with 225
  • 149 runs and 11 wickets at 13.3 in Charlotte Edwards Cup
  • 226 runs at 56.5 and five wickets at 27 in Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy
  • 118 runs and 9 wickets in The Hundred

Grace Scrivens (Sunrisers)

  • Fourth in Overall MVP with 214 points
  • 23 wickets in all competitions at 17.8
  • 495 runs across formats
  • cinch PCA Women’s Young Player of the Year shortlist

Emily Arlott (Central Sparks / Birmingham Phoenix)

  • 181 MVP points
  • Most MVP bowling points in MVP with 114
  • Nine wickets at 11.1 average in The Hundred
  • 15 wickets at average of 22.5 for Central Sparks

Katie Levick (Northern Diamonds / Northern Superchargers)

  • 135 MVP points
  • Most wickets Charlotte Edwards Cup (15 at 9.1 average)
  • Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy winner second highest wicket taker (12)
  • Averaged 16.2 for six wickets in The Hundred

Lauren Bell (Southern Vipers / Southern Brave)

  • 116 MVP points
  • Second highest MVP points for seamers with 100
  • 11 wickets, averaging 16 in The Hundred
  • Charlotte Edwards Cup Winner