Michael Clarke named Wisden cricketer of the year

Thursday, 11 April 2013 - 13:24



Australian captain Michael Clarke has been named Wisden's leading cricketer of 2012, becoming only the third Australian to receive the honour.

He joins former skipper Ricky Ponting  and legspinner Shane Warne in being given the accolade.

Clarke scored 1595 runs in the 2012 calendar year, including four double centuries, averaging a remarkable 106.33.

In the 150th edition of Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, the historic publication said 2012 witnessed a full flowering of the lavish batting talent announced so spectacularly on debut by Clarke in Bangalore in 2004.

Clarke said he felt very honoured to be named as Wisden's leading cricketer in the world.

England leading by slender margin against the West Indies - 119/2
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 20:12

Today is the 4th day of the first Test between England and the West Indies played in Southampton.England are currently 119 for two in their second... Read More

Caribbean Premier League T20 from 18 August
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 15:18

The West Indies Cricket Board has announced that the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from August 18 to September... Read More

Inter club cricket tournament postponed indefinitely
Saturday, 11 July 2020 - 9:24

Sri Lanka Cricket has announced that the inter-club first division cricket tournament scheduled to commence from the 14th of this month has been postponed... Read More