Current Affairs Global - 28 January 2015

1. Australian fast bowler Sean Abbott has been named Australia's young cricketer of the year, also known as the Bradman award, two months after bowling the bouncer which led to Philip Hughes-s death. Steve Smith was awarded with the Allan Border Medal and also named both Test and one day player of the year.


The Bradman Young Cricketer award was instituted in 1990 which is given annually by Cricket Australia to best player under the age of 24. The recipient is presented with a bat personally signed by Sir Donald Bradman (He had signed 100 bats in 1989 for this award).