Bowler Tim Southee was awarded the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) for his excellent efficiency in the course of the yr's collection in opposition to India. Awarded the New Zealand Players Association (NZPA) highest award of the yr. Sophie Devine acquired this award within the ladies's class. Due to the havoc of Coronavirus, the award ceremony was held on-line solely.
Tim Southee took a complete of 14 wickets in the course of the two-match Test collection in opposition to India. This is the second time that he has captured this award. Earlier, Captain Kane Williamson has gained this award thrice and Ross Taylor twice. <! –
The assertion issued by NZPA mentioned, "Tim Southee left many players behind in a close match and earned 'The Players Cap' for the second time in his career for his brilliant performance in the home series against India."
"It was a memorable year for Tim and he was the rightful recipient of the award," Daniel Vettori mentioned after honoring Saudi with a cap.
This award was additionally given on-line as a result of all of the contests and applications have been canceled or postponed as a result of Kovid-19 epidemic.