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Michael Clarke

Australia deserves underdog label for Ashes tour, says Michael Clarke

Australia are underdogs for the Ashes series in England, but will do all they can to bring the coveted urn back home, skipper Michael Clarke said yesterday.

Thursday, 23 May, 2013, 3:53am

Australia hit crisis point after four players axed

Vice-captain Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Johnson were all suspended for one test in what Australian media called "one of the most sensational days in Australian cricket history".

13 Mar 2013 - 5:36am

Australia wins toss, elects to bat

Michael Clarke won the toss and elected to bat Wednesday as Australia chased a series-clinching win in the third limited-overs international against the West Indies.

6 Feb 2013 - 12:02pm

Short Sport, January 23, 2013

Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke is a serious doubt for today's final one-day international against Sri Lanka after twisting his ankle. He was undergoing treatment ahead of the game, Cricket Australia said. 

23 Jan 2013 - 4:39am

Michael Clarke returns amid criticism over Australia's selection policy

Skipper Michael Clarke returned yesterday to the one-day squad to lead Australia after a thrashing by Sri Lanka and an ear-bashing over selection policy from former stars.

15 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Hughes recalled to fill retired Ponting's shoes

Phil Hughes was yesterday handed another chance to resurrect his Australia career after being recalled as a replacement for Ricky Ponting in next week's first test against Sri Lanka.

7 Dec 2012 - 3:04am

Warne apologises for Ashes false alarm

Shane Warne yesterday apologised to Australia test skipper Michael Clarke after comments about a possible dramatic return for next year's Ashes series against England sparked a media frenzy.

"Sorry MClarke23 if you woke up to calls!!!! See you soon buddy," he tweeted to the skipper, a close friend.

6 Dec 2012 - 2:18am

S. Africa survive nervy start against Australia in cricket test

South Africa hit back with two wickets after Australia's second-string pace attack dismissed the Proteas on a dramatic opening day of the third and final test at the WACA Ground yesterday.

After winning the toss and electing to bat, the Proteas were bundled out for 225 despite more heroics from Adelaide test hero Faf du Plessis in a match that will decide the top-ranked nation.

1 Dec 2012 - 2:47am

Ricky Ponting has full support, says Mickey Arthur

Ricky Ponting has the unanimous backing of selectors as he searches for form to save his test career and will play in the series decider against South Africa, according to coach Mickey Arthur.

28 Nov 2012 - 1:42am

A Good Week for ... , November 25, 2012

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25 Nov 2012 - 4:12am

South Africa rue missed opportunity after drawing first test with Australia

Skipper Graeme Smith said South Africa had a few things to work on before next week's second test in Adelaide after fighting for a draw with Australia in the Gabba opener yesterday.

14 Nov 2012 - 1:12am

Special delivery on target

THE addition of blinkers could make all the difference to Winner's Special in the third event at the final night meeting of the season at Happy Valley.

Trainer Wong Tang-ping has again turned to visiting Australian Michael Clarke as he attempts to win with the four-year-old New Zealand import who was going better than anything at the line in his last outing.

1 Jun 1994 - 12:00am

Change of luck in air for Aussie

IT was a big morning for Michael Clarke at yesterday's Sha Tin trackwork session.

The visiting Australian jockey has been dogged by bad luck since he first arrived in town.

13 May 1994 - 12:00am

Stipendiary Stewards certainly not incompetent or negligent

IT would in a sense be wrong for the Jockey Club to respond to every criticism of racing or racing administration published in the press.

However, it would be equally wrong for the club not to react if the reputation and integrity of Hong Kong's racing were threatened by ill-informed or unjust press comment.

29 Apr 1994 - 12:00am

Stipes' failings dent public confidence

THE time has surely come for the Board of Stewards of the Jockey Club, comprising some of the most talented and upstanding men in the community, to look into the performance of the stipendiary stewards and, by implication, the racing department.

26 Apr 1994 - 12:00am