Injured Michael Clarke Could Skip India Tests: Reports

Australian Test skipper Michael Clarke's playing future has become uncertain after he suffered his third hamstring injury since August, while he is regularly troubled by a degenerative back complaint.

Updated: November 17, 2014 12:17 IST
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Sydney: Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke could miss the upcoming Tests against India as he focuses on being fit for next year's World Cup and Ashes series, a report said on Monday.

The opening batsman, 33, has never missed a home Test but Cricket Australia team performance chief Pat Howard said "everything is on the table" for Clarke, including possible surgery.

The 107-Test veteran will be examined by experts this week after scans on his troublesome left hamstring, which he hurt while batting during Friday's one-day win over South Africa, proved inconclusive.

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