Australia are fretting over the composition of their final XI as Michael Clarke and his men embark on their journey to reclaim the world number one ranking in the two-test series against Pakistan starting on Wednesday.
Terming the retirement of Kevin Pietersen as a loss to international cricket, ace Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said that the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) should have handled the former captain's issue differently.
Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke has opened up on his relationship with coach Darren Lehmann, saying that the mentor is like a big brother and there has always been respect and friendship between them.
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.
Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday confirmed that national team captain Michael Clarke has a "significant hamstring injury" and will miss the One-Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan in the UAE but is still hopeful for the Tests beginning next month.
Injured captain Michael Clarke has been named in Australia`s test and one-day squads for next month`s series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates as he battles to recover from a hamstring strain.