Cricket Australia Awards 2020: Who Won What?
Warner was seen fighting his tears during his acceptance speech after collecting his third Alan Border Medal.
Updated - Feb 10, 2020 6:15 pm
Australia cricket just witnessed its night of nights as the Cricket Australia’s annual awards ceremony took place at Crown Melbourne on Monday. The awards are the celebration of the outstanding achievements of the Australian cricketers in the international and domestic circuits.
Performances from cricketers of both genders and across formats were acknowledged as David Warner won the highest honour of the night, the Allan Border Medal. The night also witnessed women’s legend Sharon Terdrea and former men’s star Craig McDermott being inducted into Cricket Australia’s Hall of Fame.
Among women cricketers, renowned all-rounder Ellyse Perry won the Belinda Clark Medal which is the highest honour in Australian women’s cricket.
Here is the full list of all the award recipients of the night
Male One Day International Player of the Year: Aaron Finch
Female One Day International Player of the Year: Alyssa Healy
Betty Wilson Young Cricketer of the Year: Tayla Vlaeminck
Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year: Wes Agar
Male Test Player of the Year: Marnus Labuschagne
Female Domestic Player of the Year: Molly Strano
Male Domestic Player of the Year: Shaun Marsh
Hall of Fame Induction Male: Craig McDermott
Hall of Fame Induction Female: Sharon Terdrea
Female International Twenty20 Player of the Year: Alyssa Healy
Male International Twenty20 Player of the Year: David Warner
Belinda Clark Medal for Female Cricketer of the Year: Ellyse Perry
Allan Border Medal for Male Cricketer of the Year: David Warner
Meanwhile, Warner was seen fighting his tears during his acceptance speech after collecting his third Alan Border Medal. He won the medal on the virtue of single-vote lead against Steve Smith. World number one Test bowler Pat Cummins finished third.
An emotional @davidwarner31 accepts his third Allan Border Medal.
— cricket.com.au (@cricketcomau) February 10, 2020
The 33-year-old opener polled a total of 194 votes in his favour across the formats while Smith earned 193 votes. Cummins got 185 under his name.
Perry, on the other hand, claimed she was shocked to win her second Belinda Clarke Medal after missing out on both the awards for the T20I and ODI Female Player of the Year to Alyssa Healy.
The 29-year-old all-rounder won 161 votes to become Australia’s Female Cricketer of the Year in comparison to Healey’s 153. Spinner Jess Jonassen finished third with 87 votes.