Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Ausi team lineup for first India Test very open

SYDNEY  – Australian cricket captain archangel Clarke declared himself fighting match as he left for India, oral communication the line-up for the primary take a look at since the retirement of archangel Hussey was “very open”.

Clarke, World Health Organization incomprehensible  the ultimate one-day international against the West Indies in Melbourne with a hamstring strain, voiced confidence he would be prepared for the primary take a look at in urban center on February 22.

“I don’t suppose there’s any doubt that i will be able to be acceptable the primary match game,” he told reporters, adding that he hoped to play within the second gap tour game to urge accustomed conditions on the landmass.

“I suppose I’ve been lucky throughout my career to be honest, with the degeneration in my back, to own vie 80-odd take a look at matches and not incomprehensible  one are some things I’m terribly happy with.”

The skipper same it remained “very open” on World Health Organization would play within the 1st take a look at, the primary since Hussey referred to as it equal that followed veteran Ricky Ponting’s call to retire late last year.

Clarke same the 2 gap tour games provided a decent chance for the Australian players to organize themselves for the difficult conditions they'll face within the four-Test tour.

“There ar seventeen guys within the squad, we’re all fighting for a spot — sadly, you'll be able to solely choose eleven,” he said.

“Runs and wickets (in the gap tour games) will definitely play an enormous half in selecting the aspect.

“But for plenty of the fellows it’s additional regarding preparation and seeing (Indian) conditions.”

Selectors are going to be sweet-faced with wherever to position vice-captain Shane Watson, World Health Organization returns from injury associate degreed World Health Organization has place himself forward as an opener.

“Obviously, Shane has to come into the line-up,” Clarke same.

“It’s plenty completely different currently that Watto isn't bowling. As associate degree all arounder, i feel he walks into any team.

“As a slugger, there's a way larger pool of players thus we’ve have to be compelled to compute what our greatest batting line-up is.”

Clarke same David Warner and impotence Cowan, World Health Organization opened for the Tests against South Africa and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, had “put their hand up against the No.1 take a look at team within the world (South Africa)”.

“I suppose it’s a very positive sign that we’ve got such a lot of choices in our squad,” he said.

Clarke, World Health Organization created his take a look at debut with a century in India in 2004, same he would even be happy to bowl his off-spin.

“I’m quite happy to bowl the maximum amount as i want to bowl,” he said.