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James Tredwell in running for MVP South Team

Saturday 23rd July 2016

Men’s First Team

Kent spinner James Tredwell is riding high in the PCA MVP 50-over rankings as the second half of the Royal London One-Day Cup starts this weekend.

The 34-year-old is currently one of the top four England-qualified players from each region in this season’s competition that will be selected to play in the new North v South series which will be played in the United Arab Emirates next March.

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The remaining players will be chosen by the England selectors to give players an opportunity to press their claims for selection for the 2019 World Cup in England. in the build-up to the 2017 Champions Trophy and 2019 World Cup.

At the midway point of the season players from the South group dominate the rankings with 11 who are England-qualified in the top 20. Although the North have only six England-qualified players in the top 20, four of them currently occupy places in the top six.

Tredwell, Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson, Middlesex seamer Toby Roland-Jones and Gloucestershire all-rounder Benny Howell are all in pole position to fill the four places in the South team.

With three spinners in the top four, thay would open up a spot for other spinners further down the rankings with Hampshire leg-spinner Mason Crane, the best-placed in the South after Dawson and Tredwell.

The PCA MVP Rankings identifies the match-winners and key influencers of matches by using a formula that measures each player’s total contribution by taking into account conditions, quality of opposition, captaincy, strike rates as well as runs scored and wickets taken.

The current leader board for the Royal London One Day Cup PCA MVP Rankings is:

Ranking

England qualified

Name

County

North or south

Points

1

No

Colin Ingram

Glamorgan

South

89

2

Yes

Michael Lumb

Nottinghamshire

North

85

3

Yes

Liam Dawson

Hampshire

South

81

4

Yes

Harry Gurney

Nottinghamshire

North

81

5

Yes

Graeme White

Northants

North

75

6

Yes

Adam Lyth

Yorkshire

North

75

7

Yes

James Tredwell

Kent

South

67

8

Yes

Toby Roland Jones

Middx

South

66

9

Yes

Benny Howell

Gloucestershire

South

65

10

Yes

Tim Groenewald

Somerset

South

59

11

No

Brendon McCullum

Middx

South

56

12

Yes

Chris Jordan

Sussex

South

56

13

Yes

Chris Dent

Gloucestershire

South

56

14

Yes

Lewis Gregory

Somerset

South

56

15

Yes

James Foster

Essex

South

55

16

Yes

Tom Alsop

Hampshire

South

53

17

No

James Franklin

Middx

South

51

18

No

Syed Zaidi

Essex

South

50

19

Yes

Joe Leach

Worcestershire

North

49

20

Yes

Ben Duckett

Northants

North

49

21

No

Jesse Ryder

Essex

South

48

22

Yes

Matt Coles

Kent

South

47

23

Yes

Ben Cotton

Derbyshire

North

46

24

Yes

Graham Wagg

Glamorgan

South

45

25

No

Jim Allenby

Somerset

South

45

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