Dhawan wins golden bat, Jadeja wins golden ball in Champions Trophy 2013

Tags: ICC Champions Trophy, 2013, Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan

Published on: Jun 24, 2013

ICC Champions Trophy 2013: Shikhar Dhawan wins Champions Trophy 'golden bat' and Ravindra Jadeja wins golden ball, man of the match.

The Man of the Match is Ravindra Jadeja: "I did well throughout the tournament and I was very positive. It was quite difficult to rotate the strike, so myself and Virat just tried to build a good partnership. I was enjoying the bowling on this wicket. The skipper always backs me when I bowl." Jadeja also wins the golden ball for the bowler with most wickets in the tournament. He scored an unbeaten 33 off 25 balls, led India to post a decent target of 130 from 20 overs. With the ball, the spinner took 2-24 from his four overs.

Shikhar Dhawan wins the golden bat. "I'd dreamt of this, I'm really happy with it. The bouncy tracks suit my game. I worked hard in practice and in the warm-up games. It makes it more special because I was out of the side for a few years." Dhawan dedicates his award to the people caught up in the flooding in India at the moment.

Dhawan and Jadeja win Champions Trophy golden bat and ballAll-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was declared the man of the match of the ICC Champions Trophy final against England and was also given the 'golden ball' for picking the most number of wickets, 12, in the tournament.

Explosive left-handed batsman Shikhar Dhawan won the 'golden bat' for scoring the most runs in the tournament. He scored 363 runs from five matches at an average of 90.75. He hit two centuries and a half-century with a highest of 114.

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