Hussey top run-getter, Watson most wickets in ODI series

Updated: 11 November 2009 13:04 IST

Australian batsman Mike Hussey emerged as the top run-getter, while compatriot Shane Watson scalped the most wickets in the seven-match ODI series.

Hussey top run-getter, Watson most wickets in ODI series

Mumbai:

Australian batsman Mike Hussey emerged as the top run-getter, while compatriot Shane Watson scalped the most wickets in the seven-match ODI series against India which concluded here on Wednesday.

Hussey amassed 313 runs from the six matches - the final one-dayer here being washed out - at an average of 104.33 with the highest score being 81 not out in the third ODI in Delhi, to lead the list of run scorers from both the sides.

Watson bagged 10 wickets at an average of 22. His best figures were 3/29. The all-rounder also had a good run with the bat as he scored 256 runs at 42.66.

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni was the second most run scorer with 285 at an average of 57 with 124 being the best innings.

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

Australian pacers Doug Bollinger and Mitchell Johnson scalped nine wickets apiece to be 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.

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and pacer Ashish Nehra held the fourth and fifth place with eight and seven wickets at an average of 33.87 and 40.85 respectively.

Topics : Cricket Michael Hussey
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