Ross Taylor was awarded the Sir Richard Hadlee Medal in a virtual ceremony held online because of COVID-19 restrictions.
New Zealand pace great Sir Richard Hadlee is not a fan of T20 cricket and has no qualms in asserting that the shortest format will not survive if Tests are not taken care of.
Richard Hadlee had undergone surgery for bowel cancer last month.
Richard Hadlee was the first bowler to take 400 wickets in Test cricket.
Kapil Dev, who led India to their maiden World Cup victory in 1983, feels one should not jump into conclusions after watching an all-rounder for just two or three series
Richard Hadlee felt that the pink ball, used in the day-night Test between Australia and New Zealand last year, had fared better than the red cherry
Richard Hadlee heaped praises on Virat Kohli, saying India's Test skipper stamps his impression on the game and looks to dominate the bowlers, showing no fear
The Trans-Tasman rivals will play a three-match Test series in Australia. The first Test begins in Brisbane on Thursday.
New Zealand legend Richard Hadlee said it was sad that Clive Rice, who died of cancer on Tuesday aged 66, never had the chance to play Test cricket because South Africa's apartheid ban coincided with his prime playing years.
The decision make Jason Holder the skipper was taken last December ahead of the One-Day International series in South Africa. Clive Lloyd, chairman of selectors, tipped Holder "as a young man with a good cricket brain".