In bowler pleasant situations, Williamson recorded his prime worldwide rating of 251 towards the West Indies in Hamilton.
New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson received his fourth Sir Richard Hadlee medal for excelling throughout codecs and was additionally adjudged the ‘Test Player of the Year’ within the nation’s annual cricket awards on Tuesday.
Devon Conway received the lads’s ODI and T20 Player of the Year throughout the 2020-21 awards season which was carried out digitally for a second yr operating due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Williamson’s unbelievable dwelling Test summer season helped him clinch the 2 awards alongside the Redpath Cup for first-class batting, after he amassed a whopping 639 runs in simply 4 innings at a median of 159. He claimed the large prize for the fourth time in final six years.
In bowler pleasant situations, Williamson, the primary ranked Test batsman in ICC standings, recorded his prime worldwide rating of 251 towards the West Indies in Hamilton.
He additionally notched a Boxing Day Test century on his dwelling floor of Bay Oval in Tauranga, earlier than including one other double-century towards Pakistan at Hagley Oval in Christchurch – to assist the Black Caps e-book their place within the ICC World Test Championship Final.
“Going into the Test summer season – there was that Championship Final carrot and there was an actual drive there for the fellows,” Williamson instructed Sir Richard Hadlee upon receiving the information of the award on a cellphone name.
“Although it appeared a great distance off, successful 4 Tests earlier than you’ve began one is a reasonably lofty aim and we knew we simply needed to try to play in addition to we might and decide to what was in entrance of us.
“…definitely fairly proud as a frontrunner and a participant on this facet that we had been in a position to obtain a few of these issues and we’re wanting ahead to that last,” he added.
Conway was rewarded for a effective run in his first worldwide season with the lads’s ODI and T20 International Player of the Year awards.
The elegant-left hander smashed 473 T20I runs at a median of 59 and strike price of 151, with 4 half-centuries and a top-score of 99 not out.
He edged out fellow batsman Glenn Phillips (366 runs at 40.6) and bowlers Tim Southee (21 wickets at 16.7) and Ish Sodhi (20 wickets at 15.4).
Conway’s ODI type was simply as dominant as he plundered 225 runs at 75 within the three-game sequence towards Bangladesh, together with his maiden worldwide century on the Basin Reserve in March.
Among the ladies, Amelia Kerr’s all-round abilities and fielding prowess noticed her win the Dream11 Super Smash and the T20 awards.
The leg-spinning all-rounder performed a key position within the group’s upset wins over Australia in Brisbane earlier than Christmas and in Napier final month.
Stand-in captain Amy Satterthwaite was named the ladies’s ODI Player of the Year, after taking some time off to have a child and returning to the fold to attain 304 runs at 38, together with a prime rating of 119 not-out towards England in Dunedin.
Leadership was additionally acknowledged as a think about Williamson prevailing within the supreme award over robust instances from Tim Southee and Kyle Jamieson, who additionally performed key roles within the teaming successful 17 out of 20 video games and all seven sequence they contested this summer season.
Former batsman Jeff Crowe was honoured with the Bert Sutcliffe Medal for excellent providers to cricket.
Crowe represented the nation in 39 Tests and 75 ODIs between 1983 and 1990, captained the facet on 22 events and was later appointed supervisor of the New Zealand group.