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Clarke looks for better show

Australia captain Michael Clarke has urged his team to raise their game in the remaining two one-day internationals against Sri Lanka to clinch the five-match series. Australia were let down by the

Clarke excited by new blood

Australian Test captain Michael Clarke said Thursday he was excited by the new blood in his squad to face Sri Lanka this month. Four uncapped players have been included in the 15-strong

Clarke has Argus review on mind

SYDNEY – Michael Clarke has completed his first official on-field assignment in his new post but it’s what he does off the field during his break which will arguably be more important than anything he achieved on the tour of Bangladesh.
Clarke will spend the next fortnight without a bat or ball in his hand but cricket will still be on his mind as Australia’s new captain clarifies his thoughts before giving his input to the Don Argus-led review into the woes of the game in this

Clarke stars in Aussie win

DHAKA – Michael Clarke got his captaincy off to a terrific start by smashing a century and leading Australia to a 60-run win over Bangladesh in the first one-day international in Dhaka on Saturday. Clarke made 101 off 111 balls as Australia recovered from 90 for three to post a challenging 270 for seven before their bowlers restricted Bangladesh to 210 for five in their 50 overs.
“Anytime you make a hundred is very nice,” Clarke told reporters. “More satisfying for me is the way

Ponting’s advice vital, says Clarke

DHAKA – Australia’s new captain Michael Clarke says he will count on his predecessor Ricky Ponting’s advice in a one-day series against Bangladesh starting in Dhaka on Saturday. “Ricky’s advice has always been very helpful to me whether that was when I was his vice-captain or now as the captain,” Clarke told reporters on Friday.
“I have certainly said openly to Ricky that everybody in the team will continue to need his knowledge of the game and me definitely. His knowledge is

Skipper Clarke finds form in Australian warm-up victory

FATULLAH – New captain Michael Clarke was among four Australian batsmen to score half-centuries in their 90-run win over a Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI on Thursday.
Clarke retired after making 55 in a warm-up match for the three-match one-day international series which starts on Saturday.
Former captain Ricky Ponting made 69, Brad Haddin 66 and Mike Hussey 69 not out as the touring side made 308 for six.
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