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Klinger Voted Fans' Player Of BBL|06

03 February 2017

Michael Klinger with some young Scorchers fans // Getty Images

The veteran batsman won the Facebook poll, ahead of Mitchell Johnson and Ashton Agar.

Run machine Michael Klinger has been voted as the Perth Scorchers fans’ Player of the Season for BBL|06.

Klinger won the vote after a tight battle with resurgent left-arm speedster Mitchell Johnson from Scorchers’ fans on the Club’s Facebook page.

All-rounder Ashton Agar, wicketkeeper-batsman Sam Whiteman and big-hitter Mitchell Marsh were next on the list.

Klinger, 36, finished the BBL season fourth in the overall scoring charts with 334 runs at an average of 37.11.

The past week has been a big one for Klinger who scored 71no in the BBL Final and won his maiden Australia call-up.

Andrew Tye and Jason Behrendorff are past winners of the fan-voted award.

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