The 2017 Allan Border Medal Ceremony: An Event Worth the Mention
The Allan Border Medal
The Allan Border Medal is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in Australian cricketing history handed out to the individual voted as the best Australian cricketer in the previous term by his fellow teammates, umpires, and members of the media industry.
It is organized in honour of Allan Border, one of the finest Australian batsmen of his time, for his role in leading the Australian men’s cricket team to major titles during the many years he served as captain of the national team. The event was first held back in 2000 at Crown Casino in Melbourne. Since then, it has managed to become an integral part of the cricketing culture down under.
The 2017 Allan Border Medal Ceremony
The latest instalment of the blue carpet event was held on 23rd January in Sydney, Australia and was organized by the Australian Men’s National Cricket Team. The star-studded event featured many familiar and recognizable faces belonging to the world of cricket, as well as many other reputable names know for their work pertaining to other professional fields of their interest.
The event saw members of Cricket Australia having a good time with their spouses by their side, enjoying a much needed reprieve from their hectic schedule which saw them tour a number of different countries, playing test matches, ODIs, and T20s in the quest to improve their rankings.
David Warner managed to surpass his fellow cricketers for the 2nd year in a row, being crowned as the winner for the second consecutive year in recognition of his exceptional performances for the national team which were well received by the crowd who showed their appreciation through the loud applause upon this announcement. He also managed to bag the award for the One-Day International Player of the Year for his remarkable performances in the format.
Other notable winners included Mitchell Starc (Test Player of the Year), Meg Lanning who bagged 2 awards (Belinda Clark Award and Female Domestic Player of the Year), Cameron White (Domestic Player of the Year), and Hilton Cartwright (Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year).
A Glamorous Ride for Biggest Night in Australian Cricketing History
The Australian Women’s National Cricket Team staying at The Star were provided with luxury motorcade services by us which comprised of a grand total of 20 sedans and 6 Mercedes Vianos and V250 vans to transport them to and from the destination of the ceremony. The players were given a VIP treatment where they had access to numerous drinks of their choice available from the in-vehicle bar as well as having the opportunity to enjoy some music to kick-back, relax, and enjoy their time out in town.
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