Brendon McCullum named New Zealand's 'Cricketer of the Year'

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Auckland, April 1: New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum was named "Cricketer of the Year" at the New Zealand Cricket Awards here on Wednesday.

McCullum, who led New Zealand to their first World Cup final, was the supreme award winner at the ceremony, winning the "Sir Richard Hadlee" medal.

File picture of Brendon McCullum

Team-mate Kane Williamson won the "Batsman of the Year" award across all three formats of the game, reports stuff.co.nz.

Seamer Trent Boult, who was the second-highest wicket taker at the World Cup behind Australia's Mitchell Starc, was named "Bowler of the Year" while Suzie Bates was named "Women's Cricketer of the Year".

New Zealand reached their maiden World Cup final on the back up some superb performances but lost the summit clash against Australia by seven wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29.

New Zealand Cricket Awards 2014-15 season:

Sir Richard Hadlee Medal: Brendon McCullum

International Women's Player of the Year: Suzie Bates

Redpath Cup (Batting): Kane Williamson

Winsor Cup (Bowling): Trent Boult

Twenty20 International Player of the Year: Kane Williamson

ODI International Player of the Year: Kane Williamson

Test Player of the Year: Kane Williamson

Domestic Cricketer of the Year: Men: Andrew Ellis (collected by Lee Germon)

Domestic Cricketer of the Year: Women: Amy Satterthwaite

Bert Sutcliffe Award: Ross Dykes.

IANS

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