Kane Williamson Won The Sir Richard Hadley Award 2021
In recognition of his contribution to New Zealand cricket, the current captain of the national team, Kane Williamson, won the Sir Richard Hadley Award 2021. This is the fourth time in six years that Williamson has won the Sir Richard Hadley Medal.
Williamson scored 739 runs in 4 Tests last summer. Among them was a career-best 251-run innings against the West Indies. He also scored a double century against Pakistan.
Williamson was instrumental in lifting New Zealand to the World Test Championship Final. He is also the number one batsman in the ICC Test rankings. So Williamson was the automatic choice to win the ‘Sir Richard Hadley Medal’.
In addition to the Richard Headley Award, Williamson won the title of International Test Player of the Year. He won the ‘Redpath Cup’ award for his great batting prowess. Also awarded are Devon Conway, Finn Allen, and Kyle Jamieson.
David Conway has been named New Zealand’s best ODI and T20 cricketer. 21-year-old Allen won the ‘Super Smash Player of the Year’. And in Test cricket, Jamison has been awarded the ‘Windsor Cup’ award for his outstanding bowling. He took 26 wickets in the entire season.