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CLT20: Ajinkya Rahane wins Golden Bat, Dwayne Smith Man of the Series

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Oct 07, 2013 at 08:43am IST

New Delhi: Mumbai Indians' Dwayne Smith and Harbhajan Singh won the Man-of-the-Series and Man-of-the-match awards, respectively, after winning the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) title at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium here on Sunday.

With scores of 9, 63*, 48, 59 and 44, the in-form Smith bagged the Man-of-the-Series award. Harbhajan, on the other hand, clinched the Man-of-the-Match award for his match-winning performance in the final. The offie clinched three wickets in the 17th over to turn the match in MI's favour and ended with figures of 4 for 32 from four overs.

"Great feeling winning two cups in one year. It was a little easier to score with the new ball. The ball was getting a bit wet. That over I took three wickets was probably the best I've bowled the last three months. I didn't practice much before this series; I was travelling to the US," said Harbhajan after receiving the award.

CLT20: Rahane wins Golden Bat, Dwayne Smith Man of the Series

Rajasthan Royals' Ajinkya Rahane won the Golden Bat for scoring 288 runs in the tournament. (BCCI)

Rajasthan Royals' Ajinkya Rahane won the Golden Bat for scoring the most runs in the tournament (288) while 41-year-old off spinner Pravin Tambe, also of Royals, bagged the Golden Wicket for scalping the most wickets, 12.

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