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David Warner and Ellyse Perry have taken out Australian cricket’s prime awards, profitable the Allan Border Medal and the Belinda Clark Award respectively.
- Perry picked up her third Belinda Clark Award
- Warner completed only a single vote forward of Steve Smith
- Warner’s win marks a surprising return after being banned for a yr over the 2018 sandpaper scandal
Warner accomplished a surprising return to worldwide cricket by claiming his third Allan Border Medal, ending a single vote forward of Steve Smith.
He and Smith had been banned from representing Australia for a yr after the 2018 sandpaper scandal, solely returning in June to the nationwide group.
Prolific performances within the World Cup and Australia’s residence Check summer season allowed Warner (194 votes) to edge out Smith (193) in Monday evening’s thrilling rely at Melbourne’s Crown Palladium.
Final yr’s medallist Pat Cummins (185) capped off a constant 12 months throughout all codecs to spherical out the highest three.
Warner’s triumph goes together with his Allan Border Medals from 2016 and 2017, with the three victories placing him in uncommon firm, just one behind four-time winners Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke.
Ladies’s allrounder Perry picked up her third Belinda Clark Award with 161 votes.
Perry’s dominant Ashes collection skyrocketed her eight votes in entrance of final yr’s winner Alyssa Healy (153), with Jess Jonassen third on 89.
Warner additionally picked up the Twenty20 worldwide honour, whereas Marnus Labuschagne was rewarded for his gorgeous consistency because the Ashes Lord’s match to win his maiden Check participant of the yr award.
Restricted-overs captain Aaron Finch (38) completed forward of axed batsman Usman Khawaja (33) for the ODI participant of the yr.
In different awards, former Australian batsman Shaun Marsh took out the lads’s home participant of the yr and Wes Agar picked up the Bradman younger cricketer.