Benn scoops WICB player of the year ward

Spinner Sulieman Benn was named the West Indies Cricket Board's player of the year for the 2013/2014 season at the annual awards that took place in Kingston, Jamaica.

Benn took 28 wickets in five Test matches for the period in consideration for the awards, October 2013 until September 2014.

Opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite scooped the Test player of the year of the award after he racked up 593 runs a an average of 74.12, including a double-century against Bangladesh.

Test captain Denesh Ramdin claimed the ODI award after hitting 445 runs in 11 games, including a career-best 169 against Bangladesh.

The 23 year-old Jermaine Blackwood, who recently scored his first Test hundred against England, was named emerging player of the year while Samuel Badree was named T20I player of the year.

WIPA/WICB 2013-14 award winners

Player of the Year: Sulieman Benn

ODI Player of the Year: Denesh Ramdin

Test Player of the Year: Kraigg Brathwaite

Twenty20 International Player of the Year: Samuel Badree

Emerging Player of the Year: Jermaine Blackwood

Regional limited-overs Player of the Year: Dwayne Smith (Barbados)

Regional Twenty20 Player of the Year: Lendl Simmons (Trinidad & Tobago)