Last year, the captain of the team, Kane Williamson, Over the years, he has won the prestigious Sir Richard Hadlee Medal of New Zealand's Cricketer of the Year award. Williamson, the honorable winner of this award, dragged in his speeches about Christchurch's attack. He said the incident was shameful and nasty.
Kiwi captain Williamson won the boys' Test Player of the Year award. Experienced Ross Taylor won the best ODI player award. New Zealand's Twenty20 player of the year, left-arm spinner Colin Munro has been selected.
The New Zealand Cricket Awards Night ceremony began in Auckland on Thursday, paying tribute to the victims of a terrorist attack in a mosque in Christchurch last week. Williamson, who scored 801 runs at an average of 89 in Test cricket last year, was a prize winner. The batsman also won the best batsman of the year in the first class cricket as well as cricketer and Test player of the year.
Left-arm pacer Trent Boult has been awarded New Zealand's Player of the Year award. At one stage of his speech, Williamson said, "We were playing a very competitive series for a month. But the series ended very nastyly. Our opponent (Bangladesh team) fell in danger of the attack on Christchurch. I know they were all scared of this incident. Nobody wants to be such a brutal witness. It was shameful that the series ended.