Faf du Plessis and Dane van Niekerk, scooped the major prizes at Cricket South Africa’s Awards gala tonight.
“Faf and Dane have both had very good years both as contributors in their specific disciplines and also in the leadership qualities they bring to their two senior national sides,” CSA chief executive Thabang Moroe was quoted as saying in a CSA release.
Dale Steyn was also honoured for breaking Pollock’s record for Test wickets, and the “International Newcomer of the Year” was Rassie van der Dussen — who was among the few South Africans who had a successful World Cup.
SA Men’s Cricketer of the Year: Faf du Plessis
SA Women’s Cricketer of the Year: Dané van Niekerk
Test Cricketer of the Year: Quinton de Kock
ODI Cricketer of the Year: Faf du Plessis
T20 International Cricketer of the Year: David Miller
SA Players’ Player of the Year: Faf du Plessis
SA Fans’ Player of the Year: Kagiso Rabada
International Men’s Newcomer of the Year: Rassie van der Dussen
International Women’s Newcomer of the Year: Tumi Sekhukhune
SA Women’s Players’ Player of the Year: Dane van Niekerk
Women’s ODI Cricketer of the Year: Marizanne Kapp
Women’s T20 Cricketer of the Year: Shabnim Ismail
Coach of the Season: Enoch Nkwe
Players’ Player of the Season: Bjorn Fortuin
Newcomer of the Season: Sinethemba Qeshile
South African Cricketers’ Association Most Valuable Player: Dane Piedt