New Delhi: Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday praised Michael Clarke for having completed a stellar international cricket career.
Kohli called him a fine captain, while Ashwin said the Aussie ranked among the finest leaders in world cricket.
Both the Indian cricketers, currently in Sri Lanka for a three-match Test series, took to social micro-blogging site Twitter to express their sentiments.
Congratulations @MClarke23 on a magnificent cricket journey; a fine captain with numbers backing his records! Good Luck Mate
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 9, 2015
Congratulations to @MClarke23 on his wonderful career,u will go down as one of the finest leaders the game has seen.Good luck going forward.
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) August 9, 2015
The Australian skipper thanked the duo and wished the Indian team all the best for the future. Clarke will retire after the fifth and final Ashes Test at the Oval.