Melbourne: Captain Michael Clarke has claimed his third Allan Border Medal as Australia's cricketer of the year after also winning Test player honours and just missing out on the one-day international award.
Clarke's victory on Monday as the country's top cricketer places him second on the all-time list, trailing only former captain Ricky Ponting, who has claimed the award four times in its 13-year history.
The 30-year-old Clarke earned 231 votes from players, media and umpires, with Mike Hussey second on 174 and Shane Watson third with 166.
Allrounder Shane Watson won both the one-day and Twenty20 player of the year awards.
Allrounder Shane Watson, who missed three months with calf and hamstring injuries, won both the one-day international and Twenty20 player of the year awards.