Tim Southee
Tim Southee. (Photograph by MARTY MELVILLE/AFP by way of Getty Photographs)

New Zealand senior pacer Tim Southee on April 14 (Thursday), was conferred with the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal on the New Zealand Cricket Awards for his consistency all through the 2021/22 season. To notice, that is Southee’s first Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in his extended profession of 14 years.

The precise-arm pacer was awarded the medal for his wonderful performances throughout all three codecs within the newest season throughout which he scalped a complete of 36 Check wickets at a mean of 23.88. Southee additionally bowled some wonderful spells together with 6/43 towards England at Lord’s, and scalped 5 key wickets towards India in the course of the ICC World Check Championship Last at Southampton.

It’s an enormous honour to win such a prestigious award: Tim Southee

 

“It’s an enormous honour to win such a prestigious award. Like most cricketers rising up, I knew all concerning the exploits of Sir Richard and it’s definitely fairly humbling to win his award this 12 months,” Southee stated in a video posted by New Zealand Cricket on Twitter.

“Whereas the accolades are good, I believe it actually simply displays the way in which we have now labored collectively as a bunch and performed our cricket for an extended time frame. It’s been nice to be part of this era and be capable to win video games for our nation which is one thing that’s very particular,” he added.

Southee is New Zealand’s third-highest wicket-taker in Checks. The pacer is behind Daniel Vettori, and the record-holder the award is known as after, Sir Richard Hadlee. Speaking about his numbers in Check cricket, the 33-year-old has performed 85 matches for his nation, through which, he has scalped a complete of 338 wickets.

Amongst different notable awardees, left-handed batter Devon Conway was awarded the Check Participant of the 12 months after stroking a double-hundred in his debut sport towards England. The Worldwide Ladies’s T20 Participant of the 12 months was given to Sophie Devine whereas Amelia Kerr was named the Ladies’s ODI Participant of the 12 months.

Right here’s a have a look at the checklist of main awardees

Hadlee Medal: Tim Southee
Sutcliffe Medal: Penny Kinsella
Check Participant of the 12 months: Devon Conway                                                                                                                  The Winsor Cup for first-class bowling: Tim Southee
The Phyl Blackler Cup for ladies’s home bowling: Eden Carson
New Zealand Umpire of the 12 months: Chris Gaffaney                                                                                            Tremendous Smash Gamers of the 12 months: Amelia Kerr, Michael Bracewell
Home Gamers of the 12 months: Nensi Patel, Tom Bruce, Robbie O’Donnell                                                    T20 Gamers of the 12 months: Sophie Devine, Trent Boult
ODI Participant of the 12 months: Amelia Kerr, Will Younger                                                                                        Redpath Cup for first-class batting: Devon Conway
The Ruth Martin Cup for ladies’s home batting: Suzie Bates

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