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Jayawardene is World T20's Most Valuable player

May 19, 2010 08:47 IST

Mahela Jayawardene managed to stay ahead of Kevin Pietersen and the Hussey brothers to become the most valuable player (MVP) in the ICC World Twenty20.

Four out of the top five players, and seven out of the top 10 played in the Indian Premier League last month.

The table below shows the top 50 players in the World Twenty20:

 

Player Name

Team

Runs

Six

Four

Strike Rate

W

Eco

M

MVPI

1

M Jayawardene

SL

302

11

29

159.8

0

--

6

369

2

David Hussey

AUS

179

10

8

130.7

6

5.9

7

328

3

K Pietersen

ENG

248

7

24

137.8

0

--

6

268

4

Michael Hussey

AUS

188

9

14

175.7

0

--

7

265

5

Steven Smith

AUS

34

2

2

130.8

11

7.1

7

254

6

Dirk Nannes

AUS

0

0

0

0.0

14

7.0

7

248

7

Shaun Tait

AUS

0

0

0

0.0

9

5.5

7

240

8

C Kieswetter

ENG

222

11

20

116.8

0

--

7

235

9

Suresh Raina

IND

219

8

22

146.0

0

11.5

5

231

10

Kamran Akmal

PAK

180

6

19

120.8

0

--

6

225

11

N McCullum

NZ

57

3

4

154.1

7

6.5

5

225

12

Salman Butt

PAK

223

4

26

131.2

0

--

6

219

13

Mitchell Johnson

AUS

5

0

1

125.0

10

6.5

6

218

14

Darren Sammy

WI

51

3

4

164.5

6

5.3

5

218

15

Saeed Ajmal

PAK

17

1

1

154.5

11

7.6

6

217

16

Jacques Kallis

SA

171

8

6

116.3

2

6.4

5

210

17

Graeme Swann

ENG

9

0

0

112.5

10

6.5

7

203

18

C Langeveldt

SA

2

0

0

66.7

11

6.5

4

200

19

Cameron White

AUS

180

12

10

146.3

0

--

7

200

20

Angelo Mathews

SL

119

3

8

121.4

4

6.9

6

196

21

Umar Akmal

PAK

155

10

6

143.5

0

--

6

194

22

Chris Gayle

WI

132

9

9

157.1

3

11.4

4

193

23

Scott Styris

NZ

82

2

7

118.8

6

5.3

5

192

24

David Warner

AUS

150

10

13

148.5

0

--

7

185

25

Eoin Morgan

ENG

183

5

16

128.9

0

--

7

185

26

Ashish Nehra

IND

0

0

0

0.0

10

7.8

5

180

27

R Sidebottom

ENG

0

0

0

--

10

7.4

7

180

28

AB de Villiers

SA

153

9

3

122.4

0

--

5

175

29

Shane Watson

AUS

163

11

10

146.8

2

10.2

7

175

30

Michael Lumb

ENG

137

3

18

141.2

0

--

7

173

31

Shahid Afridi

PAK

91

2

8

130.0

4

7.6

6

167

32

Stuart Broad

ENG

0

0

0

--

8

6.7

7

167

33

Mohd Aamer

PAK

5

0

0

50.0

8

6.6

6

161

34

Daniel Vettori

NZ

69

2

3

109.5

3

5.7

5

150

35

Dwayne Bravo

WI

48

2

3

109.1

5

8.3

5

149

36

Shakib Al Hasan

BAN

75

3

3

127.1

4

6.4

2

148

37

MS Dhoni

IND

85

6

3

149.1

0

--

5

146

38

K Sangakkara

SL

139

6

9

113.9

0

--

6

140

39

Morne Morkel

SA

1

0

0

50.0

8

7.9

4

128

40

Luke Wright

ENG

90

5

4

123.3

1

5.0

7

126

41

Johan Botha

SA

31

1

4

155.0

4

5.7

3

120

42

Tim Bresnan

ENG

41

0

5

136.7

3

7.2

7

120

43

Dale Steyn

SA

6

0

0

85.7

5

6.9

5

120

44

Abdur Rehman

PAK

4

0

0

100.0

6

7.9

3

116

45

Graeme Smith

SA

109

3

10

119.8

0

--

5

113

46

Hamid Hassan

AAF

28

2

2

107.7

4

4.1

2

112

47

Lasith Malinga

SL

3

0

0

27.3

6

7.9

6

111

48

Michael Yardy

ENG

8

0

1

114.3

4

6.8

7

107

49

Rohit Sharma

IND

84

6

5

155.6

0

--

3

104

50

Yusuf Pathan

IND

42

3

2

135.5

4

8.8

5

103

Jayawardene, who scored the most runs, the most boundaries (29), and 11 sixes, was also the tournament's best batsman. The top 20 batsmen (with the highest batting points) are listed in the table below. Both the Akmal brothers, who batted splendidly, also figure in this list.

 

Player Name

Team

Runs

Six

Four

Strike Rate

Top Score

M

Bat Pts

1

M Jayawardene

SL

302

11

29

159.8

100

6

352.0

2

Kevin Pietersen

ENG

248

7

24

137.8

73

6

256.0

3

Suresh Raina

IND

219

8

22

146.0

101

5

238.0

4

Michael Hussey

AUS

188

9

14

175.7

60

7

233.3

5

Salman Butt

PAK

223

4

26

131.2

73

6

219.3

6

Cameron White

AUS

180

12

10

146.3

85

7

196.0

7

C Kieswetter

ENG

222

11

20

116.8

63

7

190.7

8

Shane Watson

AUS

163

11

10

146.8

81

7

178.0

9

Eoin Morgan

ENG

183

5

16

128.9

55

7

176.7

10

David Hussey

AUS

179

10

8

130.7

59

7

175.3

11

Umar Akmal

PAK

155

10

6

143.5

56

6

166.0

12

David Warner

AUS

150

10

13

148.5

72

7

165.3

13

Kamran Akmal

PAK

180

6

19

120.8

73

6

161.3

14

Chris Gayle

WI

132

9

9

157.1

98

4

152.0

15

Jacques Kallis

SA

171

8

6

116.3

73

5

146.0

16

Michael Lumb

ENG

137

3

18

141.2

33

7

144.7

17

AB de Villiers

SA

153

9

3

122.4

53

5

139.3

18

K Sangakkara

SL

139

6

9

113.9

68

6

115.3

19

A Mathews

SL

119

3

8

121.4

58

6

107.3

20

Graeme Smith

SA

109

3

10

119.8

36

5

96.7

Dirk Nannes with 14 wickets at an economy rate of 7.0 proved to be the tournament's best bowler, followed by another Australian Shaun Tait, who took 9 wickets at a superior economy rate of 5.5.

Only one Indian figures in both the top 20 batting and bowling lists!

 

Player Name

Team

W

Eco

M

Bowl Pts

1

Dirk Nannes

AUS

14

7.0

7

249.0

2

Shaun Tait

AUS

9

5.5

7

202.3

3

Charl Langeveldt

SA

11

6.5

4

200.0

4

Steven Smith

AUS

11

7.1

7

197.0

5

Mitchell Johnson

AUS

10

6.5

6

193.7

6

Graeme Swann

ENG

10

6.5

7

192.0

7

Saeed Ajmal

PAK

11

7.6

6

185.7

8

Ryan Sidebottom

ENG

10

7.4

7

172.0

9

Ashish Nehra

IND

10

7.8

5

164.0

10

Mohd Aamer

PAK

8

6.6

6

160.0

11

Stuart Broad

ENG

8

6.7

7

154.7

12

Nathan McCullum

NZ

7

6.5

5

140.0

13

Darren Sammy

WI

6

5.3

5

133.3

14

Morne Morkel

SA

8

7.9

4

129.0

15

Scott Styris

NZ

6

5.3

5

120.0

16

David Hussey

AUS

6

5.9

7

113.0

17

Dale Steyn

SA

5

6.9

5

101.0

18

Kemar Roach

WI

5

6.4

3

99.0

19

Lasith Malinga

SL

6

7.9

6

97.7

20

Abdur Rehman

PAK

6

7.9

3

97.0


 

Purnendu Maji and Srinivas Bhogle