Amber Merritt was named women's MVP ©Getty Images

Mohamadhassan Sayari and Amber Merritt have been crowned Most Valuable Players (MVPs) and included in the All-Star sides for the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) Asia Oceania Championships.

Sayari averaged 19.6 points per game as he helped Iran reach the final of the men's event played at Sport Complex PSU Phuket on the Thai island. 

Australian Merritt finished as the highest scorer for the women's tournament with 189 points, a century more than any other player.

Australia won both the men's and women's titles.

The other players selected in the men's All-Star five were Sayari's Iranian team-mate Hakim Mansouri, Iraq's 21-year-old Sajjad Al-Omairi, Kwanchai Pimkorn of Thailand and Australia's Tristan Knowles

Joining Merritt in the women's All-Star selection were Japan's Mari Amimoto, Thailand's top scorer Natnapa Ponin, Georgia Inglis of Australia and Iran's 20-year-old Roghayyeh Amiri.

Eleven men's and four women's teams participated in the tournament, although Japan's men were forced to withdraw because of a coronavirus outbreak.