Michael Clarke Welcomes Return of Fit-Again Aussie Quicks

Australian skipper Michael Clarke said that despite a gruelling schedule taking it's toll on bowlers, it is great for Test cricket in the country that a lot of pacemen are on the mend.

Updated: November 07, 2014 11:11 IST
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Australian Test cricket captain Michael Clarke signs copies of his book 'Captain's Diary' at its launch in Sydney on November 7, 2014.


Sydney: Skipper Michael Clarke Friday welcomed the likelihood of Australia having a surfeit of fit pacemen ahead of a demanding season of cricket climaxing with next year's World Cup.

The gruelling schedule of international matches at home began on Wednesday, with the first of three Twenty20 matches against South Africa. (Also read: Former captains back under-fire Clarke)

That will be followed by five one-day internationals against the Proteas, a four-Test series against India and a limited overs tri-series involving England and India before the one-day World Cup in February-March.

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