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Hussey, Watson best of the series

Last updated on: November 11, 2009 21:03 IST

Hussey emerges top run-getter

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Australia's Mike Hussey emerged the top run-getter, while compatriot Shane Watson scalped the most wickets in the seven-match One-Day International series against India, which concluded on Wednesday, with rain washing out the last match in Mumbai.

Hussey, who amassed 313 runs from six matches, at an average of 104.33, headed the list of run-getters from both sides.

His highest score was the 81 not out, in the third ODI in Delhi.


Image: Michael Hussey
Photographs: Reuters
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Watson bags most wickets

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Watson bagged 10 wickets at an average of 22. His best figures were 3 for 29.

The all-rounder, who opened the innings, also had a good run with the bat, scored 256 runs, at an average of 42.66 per innings from six matches, with 93 being his highest score. He was deservedly named Man-of-the-Series.

The Queenslander was third in the Australian run-scorers' list, behind vice-captain Hussey (313) and skipper Ricky Ponting (267).

Australia pacers Doug Bollinger and Mitchell Johnson scalped nine wickets apiece and were placed second and third respectively among wicket-takers from both sides.

Bollinger bagged five for 35, while Johnson picked three for 39 in the sixth ODI in Guwahati to help Australia clinch the series.


Image: Shane Watson

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Dhoni is India's top run-getter

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India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni placed behind Hussey in the run-scorers' list with 285, at an average of 57.

The 124 he scored in Nagpur was his best innings.

Sachin Tendulkar was third with 275 runs at 45.83. His highest score was 175, in the fifth match in Hyderabad.


Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

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Harbhajan, Nehra India's leading wicket-takers

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India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and pacer Ashish Nehra held the fourth and fifth places in the bowlers' list with eight and seven wickets, at an average of 33.87 and 40.85 respectively.


Image: Harbhajan Singh

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