The Ashes: Michael Clarke wants better batting after Durham loss

Clarke, who made a superb 187 in the drawn third Test at Old Trafford, included himself in the criticism after managing just 27 runs in total at Chester-le-Street.

updated: August 13, 2013 08:58 IST
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Chester-Le-Street: Australia captain Michael Clarke said his batsmen, including himself, had to get more runs if they were to turn the Ashes tide on home soil later this year.

Current hosts England, who'd already retained the Ashes, took an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series with a dramatic 74-run win in the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street on Monday.

Australia, set 299 for victory, were well-placed at 120 for one at tea on the fourth day after openers Chris Rogers (49) and David Warner (71) had shared a stand of 109.

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