Michael Clarke looks towards regaining form in Test cricket – Cricket News Update

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Michael Clarke, the Australian skipper, is determined to regain his form in Test cricket and score lavishly in a bid to lead his side to the peak of International rankings again.
He claims to have sought inspiration from the young Aussie opener,
Clarke made a Test century today after a gap of more than a year. Since March 2010, he has been unable to get triple figures in the 5-day format of the game.
As the middle-order batsman has become a leader now, he wants to overcome his batting shortcomings and lead the team from the front, like his Lankan counterpart,, who is a consistent scorer in both longer and shorter versions of cricket.
Talking to the media today, said, “I feel like I`m batting as well as ever but I need to put runs on the board. I`ll be trying my best. If I can get through the start and give myself an opportunity, hopefully I can go on and make a few runs. Time
will tell.”
The captain’s 112 off 178 balls has triggered a draw in the final Test today, helping the visitors win the series 1-0. He hit 14 fours and 3 epic sixes to build up a long partnership with
With this draw, Clarke has concluded his maiden Test venture as captain with an emphatic triumph. Before this, he led his side to win an ODI series against the Lankan
This convincing victory has infused immense spirit in the veteran batsman who is being considered as a torchbearer of Team’s new journey towards the heights of pride and prestige in International cricket.
The 30-year-old skipper has played 72 Test, 203 ODI and 34 T20I games since making his International debut in 2003.
After this fruitful campaign, Pup’s next target is victory over the Proteas, whom the Kangaroos will tour by the end of the year.
Along with making crucial decisions on the field, Clarke will also play a key role in the new selection panel juxtapose with the National Selection Manager, a newly-created post in Cricket Australia.



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