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Healy, Cummins claim major honours at Australian Cricket Awards

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Pacer Pat and women's claimed the major honours at the 2019 Australian Awards announced on Monday.

received the Belinda Clark Award, as well as the ODI and of the Year awards while was the recipient of the much-coveted Allan Border Medal, according to the ICC's website.

The Australian was the standout candidate after a sensational year across formats.

In March, she hit her first ODI hundred, but it was in November's ICC Women's World T20 that she truly came to the fore.

was pivotal in Australia's successful campaign, hitting 225 runs at an average of 56.25 to be crowned the of the Tournament.

was the recipient of the Allan Border Medal, the award which recognises achievements across all three formats. Much of Cummins' excellence came in the Test arena, with the fast bowler collecting 36 wickets in 8 matches across the voting period from January 9, 2018 to January 7, 2019.

Most recently, Cummins was in superb form for in their 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka, the first Test at the Gabba seeing him collect match figures of 10/62. The series also saw Cummins named one of Australia's vice-captains.

For his sterling performances with the red-ball, was crowned the of the Year, returning 49 wickets across the voting period.

was recognised as Australia's men's of the Year having established himself as a regular member of the 50-over side, while was given the of the Year award for the second time, having taken the prize home previously in 2015.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 20:20 IST
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