New Overseas Player is Named Queensland Bulls Player of the Year.
overseas player Martin Love capped off an outstanding season for
the Queensland bulls to claim the Ian Healy Trophy as the Bulls
Player of the Year.
in his finest performance for the Bulls since his 1000-run season
in 1994-95 with 834 Pura Cup runs at 75.81, which also earned him
the JS Hutcheon Trophy for the best batting average by a Queensland
player. Love scored 910 first class runs at 75.83 for the season
and also scored 315 runs in the Mercantile Mutual Cup competition
He played in
the Pura Cup Final two weeks after having surgery on a broken thumb
and scored a vital 54 in the second innings run chase. Martin has
informed the club that his thumb has not given him one inch of trouble.
He is having a new splint made up that he will wear in the first
few matches for Durham but is otherwise very pleased with how everything
has worked out.
has had a very successful season for the Bulls and we are looking
forward to him continuing his run of excellent form at Durham in
our Bid for promotion", said Director of Cricket, Geoff Cook.