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Michael Clarke Becomes the First Australian Captain To Suffer Whitewash In Two Different Test Series


  • Michael Clarke has become the only Australian Captain to suffer whitewash in two different Test Series. The first whitewash came against India in the Border-Gavaskar held in 2013, where India annihilated Australia 4-0 and the second against the recently concluded Test Series against Pakistan (2-0) at UAE. The other Australian captains who suffered whitewash are: Ricky Ponting, Bill Lawry, Kim Hughes, Tup Scott, Billy Murdoch and Percy McDonnell. 

    Following table gives the details of the whitewashes suffered by Australia in Test Cricket: 

    Margin

    Against

    Country(where the series was held)

    Captain

    Year

    3-0

    England

    England

    Tup Scott

    1886

    2-0

    England

    Australia

    Percy McDonnell

    1887

    2-0

    England

    England

    Billy Murdoch

    1890

    4-0

    South Africa

    South Africa

    Bill Lawry

    1970

    3-0

    Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Kim Hughes

    1982

    2-0

    India

    India

    Ricky Ponting

    2010

    4-0

    India

    India

    Michael Clarke

    2013

    2-0

    Pakistan

    UAE

    Michael Clarke

    2014

     

    *Stats updated till 6th November 2014

     

    Image Courtesy: resources3.news.com.au

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