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Clarke put big-hitting batsmen ahead of him in Oz-Afghan WC tie in squad's best interest   Mar 6, 4:24 pm
Sydney, Mar 06 (ANI): Australian skipper Michael Clarke has said that the decision to promote big-hitting batsmen ahead of him in the World Cup tie against Afghanistan was made in the best interest of the team, which ultimately paved the way for Australia to script World Cup record for highest ever total.
Steven Smith claims will be happy to take on Test No. 3 responsibility for Oz  Mar 6, 11:08 am
Sydney, Mar 06 (ANI): Australian batsman Steven Smith wants to be the team's new Test number three and if gets put up in the position then he would he would be happy to take on the responsibility.
Clarke claims someone like Warner or Gayle might crack 'unimaginable' 300 in ODIs  Mar 5, 1:18 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 05 (ANI): Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke has claimed that it is possible for a batsman to crack the seemingly impossible 300-run barrier in ODI, predicting that someone like David Warner, Chris Gayle or AB de Villiers might do so.
Out-of-form Watson's ODI future in doubt  Mar 5, 10:35 am
Johannesburg, Mar 04 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson might reportedly just have played his last ODI for the team after he was dropped from the side that beat Afghanistan by a record 275 runs in their World Cup tie on Wednesday, with chairman of selectors Rod Marsh insisting that he have to rely on someone else's lack of form or an injury to get back in.
Oz post 'record' 417-run total in 275-run win over Afghanistan in CWC tie at Perth  Mar 4, 7:35 pm
Sydney, Mar 04 (ANI): Australia recorded a whooping 275-run victory over Afghanistan in their Cricket World Cup tie on Wednesday at the Western Australian Cricket Association Ground in Perth, thanks to opener David Warner's damaging antics with the bat and Mitchell Johnson's devastating spell.
Johnson claims nerves got better of Oz batsmen in CWC loss to Kiwis at Eden Park  Mar 3, 11:36 am
Wellington, Mar 03 (ANI): Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson has claimed that their batting order got a little bit nervous through the middle period in their dramatic World Cup loss to New Zealand on Saturday at Eden Park.
'Red hot' Starc insists Johnson still Oz's 'pace spearhead'  Mar 2, 1:56 pm
Sydney, Mar 02 (ANI): Fast bowler Mitchell Starc might have proven himself as the World Cup's most crucial bowler, but he doesn't believe that he is Australia's pace 'spearhead' yet and insists that Mitch Johnson is definitely the leader.
Did Clarke just bowl coach Lehmann a googly?  Mar 2, 1:56 pm
Wellington, Mar 02 (ANI): Australia cricket team captain Michael Clarke might have launched a subtle attack on coach Darren Lehmann as he claimed that the squad had not had too many training sessions ahead of their loss to New Zealand in a low-scoring World Cup thriller on Saturday.
Oz suffer another setback in WC campaign as Pat Cummins picks up side strain  Mar 2, 1:13 pm
Sydney, Mar 02 (ANI): Australia's rising speedster Pat Cummins picked up a side strain during their World Cup tie against New Zealand, causing Michael Clarke's men to suffer yet another setback in their tournament campaign.
Kiwis survive Starc scare to beat Oz by one-wicket in high-octane WC tie  Feb 28, 12:47 pm
Christchurch, Feb 28 (ANI): The high-octane match between Australia and New Zealand couldn't have been a better treat for spectators as well as cricket fans glued to their screens at home around the globe, as Michael Clarke's men defended their low 152-run target with fiery intentions of winning, only to be dodged by Kane Williamson's six at the last moment.
CWC: Clarke fit to resume Oz duty despite cyclone Marcia washing out minnows Bangladesh tie  Feb 22, 12:11 pm
Sydney, Feb 22 (ANI): Australian selectors' plans to bring Michael Clarke back against a minnow nation were ruined, as Cyclone Marcia washed out the clash between Australia and Bangladesh at the Gabba on Saturday.
Warne warns 'meddling' Lehmann to stop playing captain's role  Feb 21, 3:29 pm
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Australian legendary spinner Shane Warne has warned coach Darren Lehmann to refrain from interfering in the captain's on-field responsibilities.
Clarke claims Oz cannot take even minnows lightly in CWC campaign   Feb 20, 1:25 pm
Sydney, Feb 20 (ANI): Australia cricket team skipper Michael Clarke has claimed that his side's preparations against their upcoming World Cup opponents, Bangladesh, has been exactly the same as against England last week, and insisted that they cannot take any team lightly.
Clarke set to return for Oz's WC tie against Bangladesh  Feb 19, 9:45 am
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Australia cricket team coach Darren Lehmann has confirmed that skipper Michael Clarke will be returning for Saturday's World Cup group stage game against Bangladesh in Brisbane.
Oz medical staff, selectors convinced of Clarke's fitness for Bangladesh clash   Feb 17, 12:28 pm
Sydney, Feb 17 (ANI): Michael Clarke has targeted his rehabilitation programme with such determination that the medical staff is already convinced and Australian selectors have said that the skipper is fit and ready to meet his February 21 deadline.
Chappell believes sensible move to bring in Clarke for Bangladesh game to prove fitness  Feb 16, 3:44 pm
Sydney, Feb 16 (ANI): Former Australia Test team skipper Ian Chappell believes that it is a sensible move to bring in recovering skipper Michael Clarke for the Bangladesh game.
Shane Warne warns Aussies to be wary of 'Kiwi' threat ahead of Auckland clash  Feb 14, 1:54 pm
Sydney, Feb 14 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has warned Michael Clarke's men to be wary of 'favourites' New Zealand side ahead of their trans-Tasman World Cup clash on February 28 in Auckland.
Border warns playing at home 'double-edged sword' for Oz CWC squad   Feb 13, 12:58 pm
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Former Australia skipper Allan Border has warned Michael Clarke's men not to choke under home pressure, saying that players should instead embrace the expectation of home crowd in the upcoming World Cup, which starts from Saturday.
Curious Warne wonders why Clarke was ruled out of WC opener against England  Feb 13, 11:56 am
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Australian legendary spinner Shane Warne has questioned the logic behind ruling Michael Clarke out of World Cup opener against England despite appearing to be fit during a warm-up game, saying that he would have preferred the skipper to play the match on Saturday in Melbourne.
Steve Waugh warns Oz players not to bank on Smith's heroics ahead of WC opener  Feb 13, 11:55 am
Sydney, Feb 13 (ANI): Former Australian World Cup winning skipper Steve Smith has warned Michael Clarke's men not to bank on Steve Smith's golden run during the summer ahead of World Cup opener against England on Saturday in Melbourne.
Ponting believes Clarke should renounce ODI captaincy post CWC  Feb 12, 10:02 am
Sydney, Feb 12 (ANI): Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that Michael Clarke should step down from one-day captaincy, and hand over the premier role to Steve Smith after the conclusion of the World Cup.
Bailey claims Oz's `consistency` despite injuries, inexperience big strength for WC  Feb 8, 3:16 pm
Sydney, Feb 08 (ANI): Australian batsman George Bailey has claimed that his side's World Cup squad has played consistently since the past 12 or 18 months, despite injuries, inexperience and the pressure of a home tournament bearing down on them.
Watson claims Oz squad 'really excited' to have 'experienced leader' Clarke around  Feb 7, 2:38 pm
Sydney, Feb 07 (ANI): Australian swashbuckling all-rounder Shane Watson has claimed that the team is really excited to have 'experienced' Michael Clarke around, as the skipper is in a battle to meet his fitness deadline to take part in the World Cup.
Clarke seems nearly guaranteed to make full recovery for Oz's WC campaign  Feb 5, 2:42 pm
Sydney, Feb 05 (ANI): Australian cricket team captain Michael Clarke seems nearly guaranteed to make an absolute recovery for the World Cup as he ran around like a teenager and even took time off to pose for selfies with fans during a practise game.
Clarke giving 'everything possible' to face tough fitness tests for WC spot   Feb 4, 2:29 pm
Wellington, Feb 04 (ANI): Australia captain Michael Clarke's long-time personal trainer has claimed that the skipper is giving everything he possibly can to get right and meet the fitness deadline to clinch his place in the World Cup squad.