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Kane Williamson gets Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for Men’s Player of the Year

Kiwi captain Kane Williamson claimed the coveted Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for Men’s Player of the Year at the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) awards on Thursday.

Williamson also took home the Test Player of the Year award and the Redpath Cup for First Class batting. Ross Taylor, Trent Boult and Colin Munro also received major awards, while teenaged all-rounder Amelia Kerr was a big winner among the women.

Like Williamson, the 18-year-old Kerr also bagged three awards — the Women’s ODI Player of the Year, Phyl Blackler Cup for women’s domestic bowling and the Venus Cup for Secondary Schools Female Player of the Year.

The awards:

Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for Player of the Year: Kane Williamson; International Test Player of the Year: Williamson; International Women’s ODI Player of the Year: Amelia Kerr; International Men’s ODI Player of the Year: Ross Taylor; International Women’s T20 Player of the Year: Sophie Devine; International Men’s T20 Player of the Year: Colin Munro; New Zealand Umpire of the Year: Chris Brown; Bert Sutcliffe Medal for Outstanding Services to Cricket: Ewen Chatfield.

Source: thehindu.com

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