Yorkshire leg-spinner Rashid won 17 votes, five behind big-hitting Brisbane Heat batsman Chris Lynn, following his excellent performances for Adelaide Strikers under the stewardship of county first-team coach Jason Gillespie.
Rashid, with an economy rate of 6.51, took 16 wickets at an average of 14.12 during the Strikers’ run to the semi-finals.
Rashid’s performances saw him named in the team of the tournament alongside fellow Englishman Luke Wright.
Well done the strikers just wasn’t ment to be to be but hopefully come back stronger next year,
— Adil Rashid (@AdilRashid03) January 21, 2016
England skipper Edwards was second in the run-charts with 462 at 42, behind only Lanning’s tally of 560, while her international vice-captain Knight struck 363 runs and also weighed in with 17 wickets at 16.29 with her off-spin.
Fellow England international Danielle Wyatt was voted ninth after compiling 249 runs and taking 14 wickets for Melbourne Renegades.
— Charlotte Edwards (@Lottie2323) January 22, 2016