Clarke, Warner batter South Africa – Cricket News Roundup – Part 2 – November 22, 2012

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Another stupendous double-hundred for on the opening day of the second Test at Adelaide.

Opting to bat first, the hosts again lost early wickets and found themselves in all sorts of trouble at 55 for 3. However, it was easy sailing for the home side after that as Warner fended off his poor form to post his third Test century off just 93 balls.
Clarke and Hussey then kept the momentum going, with the skipper becoming the only player to score four double centuries in a year. The tourists managed a consolation wicket in the last over of the game after Hussey was bowled by as Australia
ended the day on 482 for 5. on 387 on the ongoing second day of the Khulna Test.
The hosts resumed the day from 365 and added 22 more runs before being bowled out on 387. was the pick of the West Indies bowler with six scalps.
The Windies started aggressively, courtesy steadied the ship, as their stand
approached 100. has been named the Indian Cricketer of the Year for the 2011-12 season, receiving the ‘Polly Umrigar Award’ at the BCCI annual ceremony.

"I am happy to receive the award in front of so many cricketers whom I have watched and got inspired by. I hope I can continue in the same way this season," said the batsman.
Master Blaster, who retired from cricket in August, was also honoured for his achievement in International



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