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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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