Michael Clarke says David Warner could captain Australia despite twitter rant

Clarke said Warner, who launched his rant while playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League, had apologised and learned from the incident.

updated: May 22, 2013 12:37 IST
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Skipper Michael Clarke has thrown his support behind embattled opener David Warner, saying on Wednesday he could still captain Australia despite facing a disciplinary hearing over a Twitter rant.

Warner is due to appear at Cricket Australia later on Wednesday over an alleged code of conduct breach after a heated social media tirade at two of the country's top cricket writers. (Read: the latest developments in the IPL spot-fixing saga)

He faces sanctions ranging from a fine to suspension or counselling.

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