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New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson wins Richard Hadlee Medal for fourth time in 6 years

New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson won the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal for the fourth time in six years when the 2020/21 ANZ New Zealand Cricket Awards were held live but practically on Tuesday. Last year, his new debut BlackCaps member Devon Conway received double recognition when he was named New Zealand’s ODI and T20I Player of the Year. Williamson had an excellent summer home test that helped him win a prestigious record along with ANZ International Test Player of the Year and the Redpath Cup for first-class rackets after making 639 runs in just four innings with an incredible 159 average. Williamson scored the highest test score 251 against the Caribbean at Seddon Park in Hamilton. Against Two Tests in the Pakistan Series, the BlackCaps skipper did the Boxing Day Test Century at his Bay Oval home in Tauranga before adding another century to Christchurch’s Hagley Oval in the same series. Net result New Zealand reserved its place in the ICC World Championship final. In addition, Captain Williamson also played an important role in winning the Richard Hadlee Medal in front of the strong business of Tim Southe and Kyle Jamieson. He also played key roles on the team, winning 17 of 20 matches and all seven series. disputed in the summer. Meanwhile, Convoy, who has played 17 matches among New Zealand since last year’s debut, has beat 473 T20I races to an average of 59, a hit of 151, four half-centuries and a top score of 99 *. He won the award in the presence of his colleagues Glenn Phillips (366 runs 40.6), drivers Tim Southe (21 gates 16.7) and Ish Sodh (20 gates 15.4), according to a press release from the New Zealand Cricket Boards. “Going to the summer trials – was a championship to the championships and for the boys it was a real journey. While it still seemed like a long way to go, it is a pretty high goal to win four trials before it started and we knew we just had to try what awaited us, and do it for a long time and spend some time in person in the review and participate in it .. Certainly quite proud of the leaders and players on this site that we were able to achieve some of these things, and we look forward to this finale, ”Williamson told Sir Richard Hadle of the award, and Williamson added: “Test cricket is a special big way for all players and for myself. Grow up watching the game, the tradition behind it and the history – and I know cricketers all over the world are still considering it. “Climax, so it is a prize. I am happy. As we are doing. We did as we were mostly Lepakko [this summer], and then the construction of partnerships and the first inner shifts batting was very important for us. It was a very special summer with strong performances individually and together . ”

RR pacemaker Jofra Archer receives green signal to continue “light training” after hand surgery

Rajasthan Royal express driver Jofra Archer received a green signal from a hand advisor to continue training, the England Cricket Board said in a press release on Tuesday. Archer, who has not yet joined the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, was cut at home on March 29 after a freak accident. Archer got a hand wound during house cleaning in January, just before he flew to India to prepare for the test battery. It was previously reported that the ECB Medical Team addressed the injury during the tour of India and did not affect its availability. During the surgery in March, the glass part of his right finger was removed from his right hand. The ECB further revealed that Archer will begin “light training” this week and will work closely with medical groups in Sussex and England. “Hopefully he will be able to reach the intensity of his bowling next week. A new update to his elbow injury will be available when he returns to bowling to evaluate the effectiveness of his latest injection,” the press said.

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