Michael Clarke was one of the finest batters that Australian cricket produced. He put up an exhibition of his elegant stroke play and played many glorious knocks for his side. Clarke featured in 245 ODIs and amassed 7981 runs. Talking about Test cricket, he piled on 8643 runs in 115 outings. Also, he is an astute tactician of the game and led Australia to the 2015 ODI World Cup triumph. However, on August 23, 2015, Clarke decided to call time on his illustrious international career. Michael Clarke, Former Australia Captain, Slapped by Girlfriend Jade Yarbrough in Ugly Confrontation Amid Cheating Allegations (Watch Video)
On This Day in 2015: Michael Clarke Announced Retirement From International Cricket
Michael Clarke retired from international cricket on this day 8 years ago:
- 8,643 runs and 49.10 average with 28 centuries in Tests.
- 7,981 runs with 44.58 average with 8 centuries in ODIs.
- One of the finest middle order batter for Australia! pic.twitter.com/H6JaGUQmI6
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