Sehwag, Harbhajan on top as Proteas dominate batting, bowling list

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New Delhi, Apr 14 (UNI) Chennai triple centurian Virender Sehwag is the highest scorer of the three-Test series against South Africa, while fiesty off-spinner Harbhajan Singh is the top wicket-taker with 19 scalps.

Sehwag, who notched up 372 runs in the series at an average of 74.40, is followed by Neil McKenzie with 341 runs.

The top ten is dominated by the Proteas with Hashim Amla, A B de Villiers and skipper Graeme Smith completing the top five.

Apart from Sehwag, Saurav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman are the only other Indian batsmen in the top 10.

Among the bowlers, Sehwag is at the sixth position with six wickets while young pace sensation Ishant Sharma, who returned from injury for the crucial third Test,is at the seventh spot with five.

Skipper Anil Kumble, S Sreesanth and Piyush Chawla complete the top ten.

The South African seamers made their presence felt with pace spearhead Dale Steyn at the second spot with 15 scalps.

Fellow pacers Makhya Ntini, Morne Morkel and spinner Paul Harris are the other South Africans in the top five.

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