Pakistan vs Australia Tests: Still Not 100 Percent Fit, Says Michael Clarke

Australia skipper Michael Clarke, who missed the ODI series against Pakistan due to a hamstring injury, said his prime concern is his ability to run.

updated: October 14, 2014 16:58 IST
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Sharjah: Injury-plagued Australian captain Michael Clarke on Tuesday refused to declare himself fully fit for the forthcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan in the UAE, saying he still had "a long way to go".

With Australia's four-day warm-up match against Pakistan A due to start on Wednesday, Clarke, who missed the ODI series against Pakistan here, is struggling to recover from a hamstring injury.

"I don't know if 'fine' is right. I still think there's a long way to go before I'm 100 percent fit for the Test match," Clarke was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia (CA) official website.

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