AB de Villiers named the 2014 South Africa Cricketer of the Year
AB de Villiers won four awards including the South Africa Cricketer of the Year © AFP
Jun 5, 2014
AB de Villiers, the captain of South Africa’s ODI team, was named the 2014 South Africa Cricketer of the Year at the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Awards. This was the fourth award of the evening for de Villiers, who is widely regarded as one of the best batsmen across all formats in world cricket at the moment. His popularity is second to none in the South African side, and he is a very well-known name in almost all cricketing nations of the world.
Earlier in the evening, Marizanne Kapp won the Momentum Women’s Cricketer of the Year award. The Ram Delivery of the Year award was won by Dale Steyn. Quinton de Kock was awarded the Castle Lager One Day International Cricketer of the Year. The Blue Label Telecoms T20 International Cricketer of the Year was awarded to Imran Tahir. The Domestic Players’ Player of the Season was awarded to Kyle Abbott. Justin Ontong was awarded the Sunfoil Series Cricketer of the Season, while the Momentum One-Day Cup Cricketer of the Season was awarded to Heino Kuhn. The award for the Cricket South Africa (CSA) Groundsman of the Year went to Wilson Ngobese from Kingsmead, Durban. Kyle Abbott was awarded the CSACA MVP Award, while Johan Cloete took home the Umpire of the Year award, and Shaun George was awarded the Umpire’s Umpire of the Year award.