Williamson wins NZ Cricketer of the Year

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Black Caps captain Kane Williamson has been named New Zealand Cricketer of the Year. It is the fourth time in the last six years he has won the award.

Williamson receives the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for his accomplishment. He also won the the Test player of the year and the Redpath Cup for first-class batting awards.

Williams is the world’s highest ranked batsman in 2021. He also made his highest international score of 251 against the West Indies in Hamilton, followed up by a century on his home ground at Bay Oval in Tauranga, before adding another double-century against Pakistan in Christchurch. He also led the team to the ICC Test Championship Final at Lord’s in June.

Amelia Kerr was also acknowledged for her all-round skills and fielding. She won the women’s domestic T20 award along with the International T20 women’s awards.

Award winners

  • Sir Richard Hadlee Medal: Kane Williamson (Northern Districts)
  • Bert Sutcliffe Medal for Outstanding Services to Cricket: Jeff Crowe
  • Test Player of the Year: Kane Williamson (Northern Districts)
  • Women’s ODI Player of the Year: Amy Satterthwaite (Canterbury)
  • Men’s ODI Player of the Year: Devon Conway (Wellington)
  • International Women’s T20 Player of the Year: Amelia Kerr (Wellington)
  • International Men’s T20 Player of the Year: Devon Conway (Wellington)
  • Women’s Domestic Player of the Year: Frankie Mackay (Canterbury)
  • Men’s Domestic Player of the Year: Daryl Mitchell (Canterbury)
  • Women’s T20’s Player of the Year: Amelia Kerr (Wellington)
  • Men’s T20 Player of the Year: Finn Allen (Wellington)
  • The Redpath Cup for first-class batting: Kane Williamson (Northern Districts)
  • The Ruth Martin Cup for women’s domestic batting: Kate Ebrahim (Canterbury)
  • The Winsor Cup for first-class bowling: Kyle Jamieson (Auckland)
  • The Phyl Blackler Cup for women’s domestic bowling: Sarah Asmussen (Canterbury)
  • New Zealand Umpire of the Year: Chris Brown

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