Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins wins Allan Border medal

Fast bowler Pat Cummins and women’s team batsman Alyssa Healy won the Allan Border and Belinda Clark medals respectively after being named player of the year in the at the Australian Cricket awards on Monday.

Written by Newsroom Staff February 12, 2019 14:32

New Delhi: Fast bowler Pat Cummins and women’s team batsman Alyssa Healy won the Allan Border and Belinda Clark medals respectively after being named player of the year in the at the Australian Cricket awards on Monday.

Nathan Lyon, Marcus Stoinis and Glenn Maxwell were named Australia’s Test, ODI and T20 players of the year respectively.

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Cummins took 36 wickets from eight Tests in a year apart from eight wickets in six ODIs. He also played handy knocks with the bat, scoring two half-centuries in Test cricket.

Healy, on the other hand, was named the ODI and T20 player of the year. She was the ICC T20I player of the year as well, having scored 225 runs at an average of 56.25 in Australia’s World T20 victory. Healy had also scored 329 runs at 54.83 from six ODIs during the period.

Nathan Lyon was named the Test cricketer of the year as he was leading wicket-taker in the period with 49 wickets in 10 Tests.

Matthew Wade, Tasmania’s wicket-keeper batsman, was named the men’s domestic player of the year while Western Australia’s Heather Graham was named the best domestic player in the women’s category.