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Michael Clarke to join crew of Perpetual Loyal maxi yacht

Rupert Guinness Australia captain Michael Clarke is preparing to face a fear like none he has ever experienced on the field – including a ball flying at him at 150km/h.

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Kevin Pietersen opens up about Ashes disaster, praises Michael Clarke

Kevin Pietersen on the field during Surrey's Twenty20 match against Essex at The Oval on Friday.

Jon Pierik A banished Kevin Pietersen says he is relieved to no longer be part of an unpleasant English dressing room, has called for back-to-back Ashes series to be scrapped and praised Michael Clarke’s...

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Most satisfying day or feeling in my career: Michael Clarke on No.1 Test ranking

Michael Clarke reacts to an England boundary at Lords last year.

Chris Barrett When Michael Clarke was told on Wednesday night about Australia’s long-awaited return to the summit of the Test world rankings, his mind immediately scrolled back a year.

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Michael Clarke's withdrawal as selector led to team success, says Rod Marsh

Rod Marsh, Darren Lehmann and Michael Clarke during the Ashes in England last year.

Chris Barrett Michael Clarke's standing down as a Test selector was a key turning point in Australia's stunning return to the top of the world rankings, according to new chairman of selectors Rod Marsh.

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Michael Clarke 'extremely confident' no Australian cricketers involved in spot-fixing

Chris Barrett Test captain Michael Clarke says he is ‘‘extremely confident’’ that no Australian players have been tempted to engage in spot-fixing, imploring supporters of the game not to...

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Test captain Michael Clarke has sights set on 'away' win over South Africa

Michael Clarke speaks to the media before an Australian nets session at Centurion Park on Tuesday.

Jesse Hogan Australia's mantra of the past week has been that its home-summer Ashes win is no longer relevant.

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Michael Clarke hails Mitchell Johnson's unbridled hostility

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Jesse Hogan A beaming Michael Clarke has hailed Mitchell Johnson's 12-wicket haul as key to Australia inflicting a 281-run thrashing on top-ranked South Africa, its first home loss in more than two years.

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Shane Watson must bowl to win back Test place: Michael Clarke

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Jesse Hogan The ability of Shane Watson to bowl in Tests has always been a preference for national selectors when picking him. Now, it is a prerequisite.

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Australia pathetic and Michael Clarke is to blame

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Brendan McArdle Three things are blatantly obvious in the aftermath of this defeat. David Warner is easily our most influential batsman, Shane Watson must be returned to the team to provide balance, and Michael...

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Cricket: Michael Clarke admits he is due for a big score

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The Australian captain has failed to pass 25 in his past 11 Test innings.

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Battered Michael Clarke patched together by doctors

Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke admits he needed a hefty dose of medical treatment to reach his 27th Test century.

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Michael Clarke hails David Warner and Ryan Harris after dramatic Test victory

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Jesse Hogan Michael Clarke has lauded the two architects of Australia's series-clinching win against South Africa in Cape Town, David Warner and Ryan Harris, as exemplifying how the current Test team will do...

Michael Clarke sorry for being 'out of line' in Dale Steyn spat

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Jesse Hogan Australia captain Michael Clarke has apologised for being "out of line" in a spat with Dale Steyn in the tense finish to the series-ending Test against South Africa in Cape Town.

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Michael Clarke apologises for being 'out of line' with Dale Steyn

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Jesse Hogan Australian captain apologises for being 'out of line' in a spat with Dale Steyn.

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Test captain Michael Clarke says Australia can win World Twenty20 title

Michael Clarke looks on during an Australian nets session

Michael Clarke predicts momentum from the Test team's heroics in South Africa will transcend formats.

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Injured Michael Clarke to miss Shield final

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Andrew Wu Michael Clarke has been ruled out of this week's Sheffield Shield final due to a fractured shoulder.

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Michael Clarke out of Canberra clash

Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the Sheffield Shield final in Canberra with a shoulder injury.

David Polkinghorne Michael Clarke was ruled out of playing for NSW against Western Australia in the final, which starts on Friday at Manuka Oval, due to a fractured shoulder.

Michael Clarke praised for courage under fire

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Daniel Lane Former Australian fast bowler Mike Whitney has described Michael Clarke's effort to bat through the pain of a fractured shoulder, a smashed thumb and throbbing jaw as he scored an unconquered 161...

Michael Clarke involved in first MLB pitch

Michael and Kyly Clarke at the baseball.

Only weeks after baseballers played on the hallowed turf of the SCG, Test cricket captain Michael Clarke has returned the favour.

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Michael Clarke tells Phil Hughes to keep chin up while on the outer

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Daniel Lane Australian captain Michael Clarke has impressed upon Phil Hughes the need to continue to score runs after the South Australian batsman missed selection for the tour of South Africa.

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