Just Jody attended the 2016-17 SA Cricket Awards hosted at the Theatre on the TRack in Kayalami, Johannesburg on Saturday..
The event brought to a close the 2016/17 season which saw the Proteas end the season as the No 1 ODI team in the world.
Wicket-keeper/batsman Quinton de Kock (featured) was the big winner on the night walking away with five awards which included the big one, South African Cricketer of the Year.
De Kock’s haul was one short of the six prizes handed to Kagiso Rabada (below) last year. As well as being named Test Cricketer and ODI Cricketer of the Year, De Kock also earned the Players’ Player of the Year and the Fan’s Player of the Year.
Imran Tahir was named the T20I Cricketer of the Year.
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS: NATIONAL
SA Cricketer of the Year: Quinton de Kock
Test Cricketer of the Year: Quinton de Kock
ODI Cricketer of the Year: Quinton de Kock
T20 International Cricketer of the Year: Imran Tahir
SA Players’ Player of the Year: Quinton de Kock
SA Fans’ Player of the Year: Quinton de Kock
Award of Excellence: Temba Bavuma
Delivery of the Year: Kagiso Rabada
International Newcomer of the Year: Keshav Maharaj
Momentum women’s Cricketer of the Year: Sune Luus
Women’s Players Player of the Year: Lizelle Lee
Women’s Newcomer of the Year: Laura Wolvaardt
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS: DOMESTIC
Sunfoil Series Cricketer of the Season: Duanne Olivier (Knights)
One-Day Cup Cricketer of the Season: Henry Davids (Titans)
CSA T20 Challenge Player of the Season: Farhaan Behardien (Titans)
Coach of the Year: Mark Boucher (Titans)
Domestic Players’ Player of the Season: Colin Ackermann (Warriors)
Domestic Newcomer of the Year: Aiden Markram (Titans)
Africa T20 Cup Player of the Tournament: Patrick Kruger (Northern Cape)
SACA Most Valuable Player Award: Colin Ackermann (Warriors)
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS: OPERATIONS
CSA Umpires’ Umpire of the Year: Shaun George
CSA Umpire of the Year: Shaun George