The Australian Cricket Awards, an eagerly anticipated annual event, are set to unfold on Wednesday (January 31) night at Melbourne’s prestigious Crown Casino.
This illustrious ceremony serves as a resplendent celebration of excellence and exceptional achievements within the realm of Australian cricket. Organized by Cricket Australia, this event stands as the pinnacle of recognition for players who have exhibited outstanding skill, sportsmanship, and dedication throughout the year. The awards night brings together the entire Australian cricketing community, uniting players, coaches, officials and fans in a collective tribute to the remarkable contributions that have enriched the sport.
The Allan Border Medal: Celebrating excellence in Men’s cricket
At the core of the Australian Cricket Awards is the prestigious Allan Border Medal, an honor presented to the most outstanding Australian male cricketer of the season. The criteria for the 2024 awards take into account a demanding and eventful 12-month period, incorporating a Border-Gavaskar Trophy (BGT), the World Test Championship (WTC) 2023 final, an Ashes series, and the ODI World Cup 2023. This esteemed award serves as a testament to the recipient’s exceptional performances across formats, resilience, and unwavering commitment to Australian cricket.
The Belinda Clark Award: Epitomizing brilliance in Women’s cricket
Concurrently, the Belinda Clark Award recognizes the pinnacle of excellence in Australian women’s cricket. The 2024 criteria focus on performances in women’s home T20s against Pakistan, the T20 World Cup 2023, the multi-format Ashes, Ireland ODIs, the home T20I and ODI series against West Indies, and the all-format tour of India. This award pays homage to the cricketer who has exhibited extraordinary skill, leadership, and dedication, embodying the spirit of Australian women’s cricket.
Other prestigious awards: A glittering night of recognition
The Australian Cricket Awards night will also feature several other prestigious awards, including the Shane Warne Men’s Test Player of the Year, Men’s One-Day International Player of the Year, Women’s T20I Player of the Year, Men’s T20I Player of the Year, Women’s One-Day International Player of the Year, BBL Player of the Tournament, Men’s Domestic Cricketer of the Year, Women’s Domestic Cricketer of the Year, Bradman Male Young Cricketer of the Year and Betty Wilson Female Young Cricketer of the Year.
Australian Cricket Awards 2024 Broadcasting details: When and where to watch
As the anticipation builds, cricket enthusiasts can tune in to witness the glittering spectacle of the Australian Cricket Awards live on 7 Cricket, Foxtel Go and Kayo Sports from 7:00 pm AEDT onwards and wrap up at approximately at 8:30 pm AEDT. The broadcast will capture the essence of the cricketing fraternity coming together to celebrate and honour the top individual achievements in Australian cricket.
The awards night promises to be a riveting showcase, highlighting the best performances and moments that have defined the cricketing landscape over the past year.
- 1 The Allan Border Medal: Celebrating excellence in Men’s cricket
- 2 The Belinda Clark Award: Epitomizing brilliance in Women’s cricket
- 3 Other prestigious awards: A glittering night of recognition
- 4 Australian Cricket Awards 2024 Broadcasting details: When and where to watch