It was a mixed year for Captain Cool. In the Test arena, the home win against a poor Kiwi side was little consolation, sandwiched between the whitewash Down Under and the home defeat by England. His technique in the longer format was called into question, along with his captaincy. His limited-overs form remained strong, averaging 68 in ODIs and 53 in T20Is.
Fast Facts : He is statistically the best ODI finisher in cricket history, beating the legendary Michael Bevan of Australia. Launched his own Superbike team, Mahi Team Racing.