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Kohli, Malinga claim ODI honours in 2011

December 30, 2011 14:35 IST

Indian youngster Virat Kohli emerged as the top batsman in One-Day Internationals in 2011, while Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga took home the bowling honours.

Kohli finished top with a tally of 1381 runs in 34 matches, having played a vital role in India's World Cup triumph in March-April. Jonathan Trott was a close second with 1315 runs in 29 matches, while Shane Watson accumulated 1139 runs in 23 ODIs.

Malinga was equally unstoppable with the ball as he claimed 48 wickets in 24 matches, while Pakistan leg-spinner took 45 wickets in 27 games.

A look at the top-20 batsmen and bowlers in ODIs in 2011:

Top-20 batsmen in ODIs in 2011:

Mts Inns NO Runs Hs Avg SR 100 50
V Kohli (Ind) 34 34 5 1381 117 47.62 85.56 4 8
IJL Trott (Eng) 29 28 3 1315 137 52.60 80.03 2 10
SR Watson (Aus) 23 22 2 1139 185* 56.95 108.89 2 8
KC Sangakkara (SL) 27 25 3 1127 111 51.22 73.32 1 9
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 32 32 3 1075 139* 37.06 76.34 3 5
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 27 24 2 1032 144 46.90 82.62 3 7
Misbah-ul-Haq (Pak) 31 26 8 964 93* 53.55 68.07 0 9
MJ Clarke (Aus) 24 22 6 900 101 56.25 79.64 1 6
WU Tharanga (SL) 22 21 3 826 133 45.88 75.71 4 2
TM Dilshan (SL) 28 27 1 820 144 31.53 86.04 2 4
LMP Simmons (WI) 17 17 1 792 122 49.50 79.75 1 8
Umar Akmal (Pak) 29 23 4 785 91 41.31 90.22 0 6
MS Dhoni (Ind) 24 22 9 764 91* 58.76 89.88 0 6
Younis Khan (Pak) 27 24 3 744 81 35.42 76.46 0 6
BRM Taylor (Zim) 17 17 2 743 128* 49.53 85.59 3 4
SK Raina (Ind) 29 27 4 722 84 31.39 99.58 0 4
G Gambhir (Ind) 19 19 1 720 97 40.00 87.06 0 7
MJ Guptill (NZ) 16 15 3 650 105 54.16 77.19 1 4
V Sehwag (Ind) 12 12 0 645 219 53.75 123.09 2 1
DM Bravo (WI) 24 23 3 637 86 31.85 69.84 0 5

Top-20 bowlers in ODIs in 2011:

Mts Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Best Avg RpO 4WI
SL Malinga (SL) 24 192.1 12 924 48 6-38 19.25 4.80 3
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 27 224 9 937 45 5-16 20.82 4.18 6
MG Johnson (Aus) 22 184.1 10 817 39 6-31 20.94 4.43 3
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 20 166.4 17 581 34 4-35 17.08 3.48 1
B Lee (Aus) 19 156.1 10 717 33 4-15 21.72 4.59 3
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 32 229 15 811 32 3-27 25.34 3.54 0
MM Patel (Ind) 21 163.3 8 879 32 4-29 27.46 5.37 2
TT Bresnan (Eng) 24 210.2 10 1136 32 5-48 35.50 5.40 1
GP Swann (Eng) 21 192 11 853 31 3-18 27.51 4.44 0
Z Khan (Ind) 14 127.5 6 620 30 3-20 20.66 4.85 0
KAJ Roach (WI) 23 188.5 5 935 30 6-27 31.16 4.95 1
R Rampaul (WI) 15 120.3 6 601 28 5-51 21.46 4.98 4
Umar Gul (Pak) 23 158.2 13 733 28 4-36 26.17 4.62 1
M Morkel (SA) 14 102.5 4 459 26 4-22 17.65 4.46 2
DW Steyn (SA) 14 110.3 6 483 25 5-50 19.32 4.37 1
TG Southee (NZ) 13 111.5 9 529 25 5-33 21.16 4.73 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 20 162 8 702 25 4-16 28.08 4.33 1
R Ashwin (Ind) 18 155.1 3 731 25 3-28 29.24 4.71 0
JM Anderson (Eng) 18 156.2 8 873 25 4-18 34.92 5.58 1
RA Jadeja (Ind) 13 112 5 555 24 4-33 23.12 4.95 1

Rajneesh Gupta