David Warner was selected winner for the first time this year. He was ahead of Mitchell Starc and Steve Smith in the voting. Smith also took a huge number of votes this year, 219. But Warner managed to beat him today with 248 votes.
Mitchell Starc remained at the third place with 183 votes. Steve Smith had to settle for the second position this year. This popularity has been a direct result of Warner’s performance in the New Zealand Series where he was the player of the series. Warner made 592 runs in the test matches against New Zealand in only 3 test matches.
Starc may not be very lucky this summer because he was the actual star of the world cup 2015 for Australia. He was named as the player of the tournament. Belinda Clark Award goes to the best and most prestigious Australian woman in the cricket.
Ellyse Perry managed to grab the award this year as her first one. She was voted highest among women because she was the leading run scorer and the wicket taker for Australia.Warner is married to Candice Falzon who is not only his wife and life partner, but also a lady with Iron will.
She is a reason Warner has been able to do wonders in the test cricket as well as the ODIs. Warner said that Candice Falzon provides him peace of mind and he is thankful to her for her support for his career. Recently they gave birth to a second child.