Injured Michael Clarke in Race to be Fit for Pakistan

Michael Clarke is under treatment after he had to fly back home from Zimbabwe due to a hamstring injury.

updated: September 16, 2014 16:14 IST
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Australia captain Michael Clarke in the pavillion after retiring hurt during an ODI against Zimbabwe.


Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke was Monday in doubt for next month's one-day series against Pakistan as he recovers from a hamstring injury, chief selector Rod Marsh said.

The 33-year-old, who has a catalogue of hamstring trouble, broke down in a one-dayer against Zimbabwe in Harare on August 31 and returned home from the tour early. (Steve O'Keefe, Mitchell Marsh Surprises in Australia Test Squad)

He is under treatment in a bid to prove his fitness for the two-Test series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, which starts in Dubai on October 22, followed by a second Test in Abu Dhabi from October 30. (Finch is Australia's T20I Skipper)

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