Video: Kane Williamson takes out top honours at NZ Cricket awards for second year running




Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson has taken out the top award tonight, winning the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal at the New Zealand Cricket Awards at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland.

Sir Richard Hadlee Medal: Kane Williamson takes out top honours, winning the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for a second year in a row.

Test Player of the Year: A surprised Neil Wagner walks up to the stage to claim this year's Test player of the year award. He took 56 wickets at 24.25, with only Sir Richard Hadlee taking more wickets in a calendar year.

ODI Player of the Year: Martin Guptill takes out the ODI player of the year award for a second year in a row. He hit 570 runs at 47.50, including a 114 against Australia, and an unbeaten 180* against South Africa.

ODI Player of the Year (women's): Amy Satterthwaite has taken out this year's award after her excellent efforts with the bat this 2016/2017 season.

T20 Player of the Year: Black Caps captain Kane Williamson takes the honours this year, in four T20 matches in the judged period he scored 158 runs at 52.66.

The 2017 awards is being held at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland with Kane Williamson tipped to take tonight's big award after winning it last year.
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T20 Player of the Year (women's): The White Ferns skipper Suzie Bates takes out the T20 award, well deserved.

Bert Sutcliffe Medal: Neil Sulzberger from Taranaki gets the Bert Sutcliffe Medal for his services to cricket. 

Retired Black Caps players Grant Elliot and Nathan McCullum receive special awards for their contribution for the national team.

Kane Williamson is now ranked the second best Test batsman in the world by the ICC after his efforts in the third Test match against South Africa in Hamilton.

BLACK CAPS: Tim Southee receives two special caps for playing FIFTY Test matches and a HUNDRED ODI's for NZ.

BLACK CAPS: Trent Boult and BJ Watling approach the stage, being recognised for playing 50 Test caps for NZ this 2016/2017 season. 

BLACK CAPS: Colin de Grandhomme, Jeet Raval and Neil Broom are being recognised for their Test debuts this summer for NZ. 

WHITE FERNS: Several White Ferns players including Suzie Bates and Amy Satterthwaite are being recognised for playing more than 50 caps for the national side.

Amelia Kerr is being recognised for her White Ferns ODI cap after debuting against Pakistan last year.

McDonald's Super Smash Player of the year: Glenn Phillips smashed 369 runs including a century, making him the youngest Kiwi to play in an international T20 where he debuted against South Africa.

Winsor Cup (bowling): 

Redpath Cup (batting): The Black Caps skipper Kane Williamson takes out the Redpath Cup. He scored 1079 Test runs and scored four centuries.

Phyl Blackler Cup: Spin bowler Leigh Kasperekfor from Otago takes out the domestic women's bowling award.

Ruth Martin Cup: Katey Martin of Otago wins the domestic batting award.


Women's domestic Player of the Year, Redpath Cup (batting), Winsor Cup (bowling), Women's international Player of the Year, Bert Sutcliffe Medal (service to cricket), T20 Player of the Year, ODI Player of the Year, Test Player of the Year, Legacy Award, Sir Richard Hadlee Medal.

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