Emerging Player of the Year

Sponsored by the Henderson family, this award recognises emerging player players at the conclusion of each season.


The following individuals have been bestowed with this award over the years:

Emerging Player of the Year Award

(awarded annually by the Henderson family)

Emerging Batsman of the Year
Noorkhan Ahmadi (Zurich Crickets CC)
Emerging Bowler of the Year
Malyar Stanikzai (Olten CC)


Beginning in 2021, Patrick Henderson, known to most for his time as the national youth development officer and president of Zurich Crickets Cricket Club, sponsored two trophies to Cricket Switzerland to encourage and felicitate young performers of the year.

The awards are called the “Emerging Player of the Year Trophies” and will be presented by the Henderson Family and awarded to:

  • Emerging player of the Year: Batsman
  • Emerging player of the Year: Bowler

Criteria for the trophy

1.  A player must be maximum of 22 years old (cut off date being their 23rd birthday)
2.  Points will be given to the players based on their batting, bowling and fielding performances.

The trophies were awarded for the first time during the presentation of Cricket Switzerland National League finals on Sunday 10th October 2021.

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