Melbourne – Australian rapid bowler Pat Cummins gained the Allan Border Medal on Monday, the rustic’s best possible cricketing honour, after a tumultuous 12 months for the game that was once rocked by way of the ball-tampering scandal.
The award, offered in Melbourne, has been gained by way of Steve Smith and David Warner two occasions each and every over the former 4 years.
The 2 batsmen won a three hundred and sixty five days ban for his or her roles within the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa and can be eligible for global variety once more on the finish of March.
Cummins, 25, narrowly gained the medal with 156 votes, beating Nathan Lyon with 150 and Aaron Finch with 146.
Fellow gamers, the media and umpires vote for participant of the 12 months.
Born in Sydney, Cummins is the 3rd bowler, after Glenn McGrath and Mitchell Johnson, to win the award previously twenty years.
Alyssa Healy claimed the Belinda Clark Award forward of Megan Schutt and Ashleigh Gardner, after an impressive 12 months for the wicketkeeper-batter.