Australia Captain

  • Michael Clarke fined for sledging James Anderson November 25, 2013

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has been fined 20 percent match fee for using offensive language against England paceman James Anderson during the first Ashes Test at the Gabba, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Clarke was found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct relating to "using language...
  • Australia ready, previous Ashes loss behind us: Clarke November 20, 2013

    Brisbane: Michael Clarke is giving nothing away on the eve of the Ashes. Not his starting XI, not comparisons between this and the previous series, not praise nor predictions, not even observations on England. Outwardly, the captaincy style harks back to another era, back in the mid1980s when Australia was struggling...
  • Michael Clarke defends Australia selectors August 21, 2013

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke came to the defence of his embattled selectors on Tuesday, saying they weren't picking a side for a "charity tour" as the tourists looked to salvage a consolation win in the final match of their disappointing Ashes series in England. Clarke's men head into the final...
  • Clarke goes past Ponting's record December 27, 2012

    Melbourne: Michael Clarke's inspired century at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Thursday ticked off another milestone for Australia's highflying captain, but was also a stunning riposte to critics who had suggested he should never have been selected. Having sustained a hamstring injury in the first Test in Hobart, Clarke was given...
  • Clarke vows to keep pressing for victory April 20, 2012

    Port of Spain: Australia captain Michael Clarke vowed to keep making ambitious declarations even if it meant risking seeing his plans come back to haunt him. Clarke set West Indies a 215run target off 61 overs in the second Test on Thursday, after declaring on 160 for 8 early in...