Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has no doubt that the home team will win the upcoming Test series against India but he feels the margin would depend on how the visiting batsmen tackle the pace and bounce.
Captain Michael Clarke was not ready to play cricket at the moment due to a hamstring injury but it was hoped he could be available for the first test against India in two weeks, Cricket Australia physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said on Thursday.
Top order batsman Phil Hughes has replaced Michael Clarke in the Australia squad for next month`s one-day international series against Pakistan after the Australia captain was ruled out by a hamstring injury.
Michael Clarke may opt to alter his travel plans for future overseas tours as the Australia captain races against time to recover from a hamstring injury for Monday`s first one-day international against Zimbabwe.
Australia captain Michael Clarke is disappointed at the alleged involvement of international cricketers in matchfixing but was "happy, satisfied and confident" that his own team were not corrupt, he said on Wednesday.
Australia captain Michael Clarke batted with a broken shoulder on the recent tour of South Africa and has been advised to rest, ruling him out of the domestic first class final later this week, Cricket Australia said on Monday.
Australia captain Michael Clarke broke down in the press conference when Ricky Ponting announced his retirement from cricket after the Perth Test, saying players are hurt with the former Test captain’s decision.
Captain Michael Clarke carried on his extraordinary batting form on the first day of the second Test match against South Africa in Adelaide, as he scored his fourth double century of the year to put the hosts in a commanding position.