When he wasn't saving cricket tests for his country against England, Ish Sodhi won a lot of Twenty20 matches this past year.
Australian opener Aaron Finch blazed past his own Twenty20 international batting world record and relegated a pair of Black Caps to second place in Harare.
Cricketers caught ball-tampering will face harsher punishments after the ICC approved significant changes to its code of conduct in the wake of the cheating scandal involving Australians Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft.
Fast bowler Lockie Ferguson is bound for England to play for coach John Wright's Derbyshire in next week's Twenty20 Blast amid a plethora of Black Caps.
If you're a Black Caps fan, but still not enamoured of the game's shortest format, look away now.
It's taken 20 innings for Ross Taylor but finally the pukana got an airing for his county side in England.
Captain Kane Williamson wasn't even born the last time New Zealand played a Boxing Day test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Sport was Suzie Bates' life as a Dunedin teenager, but making a life out of sport was never the plan.
New Australian cricket coach Justin Langer has warned his players to be ready for a barrage of verbal abuse from English fans during the one-day series.