Clarke up the order will provide batting stability: Warner

Clarke, who has looked the only Aussie batsman to have some clue about negotiating the Indian spin trio, has considered promoting himself to as high as number three for the third Test.

updated: March 12, 2013 14:09 IST
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Mohali: Australian opener David Warner feels skipper Michael Clarke moving up the batting order will provide a much-needed solidity to his team's fragile top-order and turn their fortunes in the remaining two Tests.

"I just think it (Clarke coming up the order) will stabilise us a lot. Instead of losing three wickets we might only lose one wicket and rotate the strike more," Warner said.

"It is about the top four knuckling down and scoring runs - that's the main issue. If we can do our job right, there is no reason to reshuffle the order. I think that is the reason why (selectors) are thinking (about) it," he added.

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