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McGilvray Medal

The McGilvray Medal is an annual award given by ABC Radio to a player chosen by the commentators. It is awarded at the beginning of the calendar year to honour the player's achievements of the preceding year. Awarded since 1997, the medal is named for Alan McGilvray, a former cricketer and long-serving veteran cricket commentator, and is usually presented by his surviving family members.

Winners

Year Recipient Achievement Notes
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003 Ricky Ponting Scored 1503 runs at an average of more than 100 including 6 centuries [1]
2004 Damien Martyn Scored 1353 runs at an average of 56.37 with 6 centuries and 5 half-centuries [2]
2005 Shane Warne Claimed a record breaking 96 wickets at 22.02 including 40 wickets at 19.92 during the Ashes
2006 Ricky Ponting Captaining the Australian cricket team to 10 consecutive test wins in the calendar year; amassing 1,333 runs at an average of 88.86
2007 Brett Lee Claimed 41 wickets at an average of 18.58 in only six Tests [3]
2008 Mitchell Johnson Took 63 wickets in 14 Tests at an average of 29.01, in addition to making 360 runs at 22.5 with the bat [4]
2009 Mitchell Johnson [5]
2010 Shane Watson [6]
2011 Michael Clarke Scoring three centuries and 618 runs [7]

References

  1. ^ "Ponting takes McGilvray medal".  
  2. ^ "Martyn wins McGilvray Medal".  
  3. ^ "Lee takes out top honour".  
  4. ^ "Johnson claims McGilvray Medal".  
  5. ^ "Johnson wins McGilvray Medal".  
  6. ^ "Watson secures McGilvray Medal".  
  7. ^ "Clarke wins the McGilvray Medal". 4 January 2012. 

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