Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke may miss the first Ashes Test against England because of his back injury.
Captain Michael Clarke will miss Australia’s one-day cricket tour of India after his chronic back injury failed to respond to its usual treatment program.
Australia captain Michael Clarke said his experience of managing a back injury throughout his career will help him lead the team through consecutive Ashes cricket series against England.
Australia will be without five injured players for next week’s series-opening cricket Test against New Zealand in Brisbane.
England bowler Stuart Broad will miss the remainder of the Ashes with a stomach injury, while Australia opener Simon Katich is unlikely to play again in the cricket series because of an Achilles problem.
Australia batsman Ricky Ponting was withdrawn from a domestic match because of a hamstring injury seven days before the national team opens its Test series against top-ranked South Africa.
Michael Clarke will captain Australia in next week’s fifth Ashes cricket Test against England after Ricky Ponting was ruled out with a broken finger.
Australia’s cricket captain Ricky Ponting has been ruled out of next week’s fifth Ashes test against England due to a broken finger.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting has a “small fracture” in his left little finger and didn’t take the field today as his team seeks a series-tying victory in the third Ashes Test against England.
Australia applied to Cricket World Cup organizers for permission to replace injured batsman Mike Hussey and spin bowler Nathan Hauritz in its 15-man squad.
"Michael Clarke has a longstanding low back injury that requires ongoing management."
- Alex Kountouris on Sep 30, 2013