Thatscricket - News - Lehmann and Young named players of the year

Published: Friday, February 23, 2001, 23:53 [IST]
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Sydney: South Australian captain Darren Lehmann and Tasmanian all-rounder Shaun Young were named on Friday as joint winners of Australia's interstate One-day player of the year award. Both players polled 19 votes each over the course of the season while Victorian all-rounder Ben Oliver was named as rookie of the year.Lehmann, who was also selected as the best player in Australia's first-class competition, was the leading run-scorer in the series with 524 in seven matches while Young scored 203 runs and took 13 wickets.''I'm pleased with the way I've played this year and I'm also happy to have Shaun Young named alongside me,'' Lehmann said.(c) Reuters Limited. Click here for Restrictions

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