Behind the scenes: Allan Border Medal 2016

The Allan Border Medal is cricket's night of nights. Players from both the Australian men's and women's teams have gathered at Crown in Melbourne to see who will take out an array of awards, including the top gong for the past season. The Allan Border Medal is awarded to the most outstanding Australian cricketer of the past season as voted by his peers, the media and umpires. The Belinda Clark Award is handed to the top player from the Australian Women's team, the Southern Stars.

Please note: apologies in advance for the #lowqual of these shots, we - nor the pictures we've ripped from everyone else! - are not professh photographers here at The Delivery.

Despite none of us are in teal, we're still flying the @heatbbl flag! #ABMedal

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Not many people can pull off this yellow hue, but Becky Boston certainly gets it done tonight! What a gorgeous shot of her and partner Pat Cummins.

Going for gold. @patcummins30 and partner @becky_boston on the #ABmedal red carpet.

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After guiding Sydney Thunder to a BBL win a few days ago we reckon Usman Khawaja deserves to let his hair down tonight...

We love the shout out from a doting sister! Here's Bri Hastings with hubby all-rounder John about to head into the ceremony.

We see you Midge (Alyssa Healy!) and so did your teammates, capturing this candid pic! (Image courtesy of the gals at the Southern Stars!)

Let's take a moment to remember Kyly Clarke, wife of legend Michael, only gave birth to daughter Kelsey two months ago... what a stunner!

It wouldn't be an #ABMedal red carpet without @kylyclarke & @michaelclarkeofficial. Kyly dressed by @steven_khalil

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We love players who opt to take the red carpet challenge together! Partners on and off the field!

Looks like Steve Smith's partner Dani Willis and Shane Watson's wife Lee Furlong might have exchanged colour tips before the Allan Border Medal, with Lee opting for a dreamy soft-blue gown.

Jimmy Pattinson's date Kayla Dickson can lighten even the darkest of hallways. Here's a shot before she made her way to the red carpet... dressed in Melbourne designer Oglia-Loro coutoure.

Mitchell Starc might be an outside chance to snap up the 2016 Allan Border Medal, but his partner Australian cricket wicket keeper and batter Alyssa Healy wasn't taking any chances on the red carpet, opting for a classic black off-the-shoulder dress.

Two of our favourites @mitchellstarc7 & @a_healy on the #ABMedal red carpet

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The red carpet wouldn't feel the same without Mitch! And we're glad he didn't take to the Gillette for tonight's ceremony! 

Loving this shot of James Faulkner and partner Bri Shepperd ... they do the red carpet so well. 

Southern Stars bowler Holly Ferling has her hands full, looking after the Instagram for the Australian Women's Team as well as getting glammed up in this gorgeous white number.

@heatbbl and @southernstars cricketer @hollyferling becoming a pro at the #ABMedal red carpet

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Australian bowler Megan Schutt has received a tonne of likes on Twitter for a cheeky comment about her #ABMedal date...

We'll never forget seeing Steve Smith's grin when he won his first Allan Border Medal in 2015. This year he's swapped the tie for a bow tie as he tries to make it two in a row. Partner Dani Willis kept a similar neutral style again this year, with a fresh lemon floor length gown.