Southern Districts’ Jackson Isakka and Tracy Village’s Joshua Kann claiming the prestigious prize.
Named after one of Darwin cricket competitions most outstanding cricketers and stalwart of cricket in the Northern Territory, the Ralph Wiese Medal is Darwin Cricket’s most prestigious award.
The pair demonstrated their skill throughout the season with Isakka making four 100s, two 50s and ending the season with 17 wickets while Kann’s two 100s and 50s were accompanied by Round 3 bowling stats of 6/9(8).
Nightcliff’s Ryan McElduff was in the race to make it a three-way tie up until the final round where he was pipped at the post by Josh Hartill and only received two votes instead of the required three.
Isakka also took home the Carlton Mid Premier Grade Club Cricketer of the Year, batting average and batting aggregate awards.
Palmerston’s Alex Bleakley and PINT’s Josh Neill provided the second tie for the night, both awarded the Fielder of the Year award.
The Bob Vowles Curators award went to Nightcliff Cricket Club, while Southern Districts Cricket Club took home the Spirit of Cricket award.
Darwin’s strong season got them over the line to take home the Club Championship, with Waratah closely behind to be named runners-up.
The Margaret Coady Memorial Award was presented to Palmerston Cricket Club President Dave Davies for his ongoing commitment to the club.
In her first season of cricket in Darwin, Tracy Village's Krystelle 'Jonesy' Jones was awarded the 2021 Female Cricketer of the Year.
The NT News / Sunday Territorian 2021 Team of the Year named no surprises with Waratah’s Udara Weerasinghe making the team for the 10th time.
NT News/Sunday Territorian Team of the Year
Cricketer of the Year: Mitchell Townsend
Batting average: Faisal Nasim
Batting aggregate: Faisal Nasim
Bowling average: Don Sapumal Pathirana
Bowling aggregate: Don Sapumal Pathirana
Towards Zero D Grade
Cricketer of the Year: Gurinder Singh
Batting average: Rajiv Kumar
Batting aggregate: Gurinder Singh
Bowling average: Thomas O’Connor
Bowling aggregate: Thomas O’Connor
Quality People C Grade (Conference A)
Cricketer of the Year: Mariyatharshan Shanthakumar
Batting average: Mariyatharshan Shanthakumar
Batting aggregate: Mariyatharshan Shanthakumar
Bowling average: Imran Khan
Bowling aggregate: Imran Khan
Quality People C Grade (Conference B)
Cricketer of the Year: Shannon Smith
Batting average: Mahabub Hossain
Batting aggregate: Amila Fernando
Bowling average: Shannon Smith
Bowling aggregate: Andrew Kelly
DXC.technology B Grade
Cricketer of the Year: Rajesh Pillai
Batting average: Mitchelle Fuss
Batting aggregate: Ned Cooper
Bowling average: Dylan Harrison-Smith
Bowling aggregate: Kieran Abrams
Quality People Women’s Competition
Cricketer of the Year: Krystelle Jones
Batting aggregate: Krystelle Jones
Bowling aggregate: Matisse Hunter
Carlton Mid Premier Grade
Cricketer of the Year: Jackson Isakka
Batting average: Jackson Isakka
Batting aggregate: Jackson Isakka
Bowling average: Udara Weerasinghe
Bowling aggregate: Hamish Martin