Captain Ken Williamson test's best player also selected
New Zealand Cricket announces Salana Awards
Wellington. New Zealand captain Ken Williamson was chosen as the country's player of the year. They will be given their 'Sir Richard Hadlee Medal'. New Zealand Cricket announced the Salana Awards Williamson was also chosen as the Test Player of the Year. At the same time he was given the Red Path Cup for the first class batting. In the captaincy of Williamson, New Zealand is the number two Test team.
Williamson is the first batsman to get 900 Test rating points
Williamson became the first New Zealand batsman to score 900 rating points in the ICC Test rankings in December 2018. He is only nine points behind Indian captain Virat Kohli in first place. He last scored 801 runs at an average of 89 in last season.
Veteran batsman Ross Taylor was adjudged the Man's ODI Player of the Year for the second consecutive year. He had scored 759 runs from last year's average of 84. Fast bowler Trent Bolt was given the Windsor Cup for first class bowling. He took 35 wickets at an average of 24.
Colin Munro was named T-20 Men's Player of the Year. At the same time, Amelia Kerr was selected for the ODI and Sophie Devine as the T-20 Player of the Year in women. Chris Brown's New Zealand Cricket chose the umpire of the year