Michael Clarke named ICC cricketer of the year

Clarke named ICC cricketer of the year
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Australia captain Michael Clarke is named ICC Cricketer and Test Cricketer of the Year.

Australia captain Michael Clarke has been named as the ICC Cricketer and Test Cricketer of the Year.

The 32-year-old has excelled with the bat during 2013, capping off a fine year with an innings of 148 in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide last week.

The middle-order batsman, who saw off the likes of Alastair Cook and James Anderson to win the award, is currently playing in his 100th Test in the third Ashes match against England in Perth.

Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara was handed the one-day award, with India's Cheteshwar Pujara picking up the Emerging Cricketer of the Year accolade.

England skipper Alistair Cook holds the urn after his side secure the Ashes on August 25, 2013
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