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Michael Clarke announced retirement from International Cricket

Aug 10, 2015 10:10 IST

Michael ClarkeAustralian cricket captain Michael Clarke on 8 August 2015 announced his decision to retire from International Cricket after playing the ongoing Ashes series.

The 2015 Ashes series between England and Australia that started on 8 July 2015 will end on 24 August 2015. Clark will play his last Test at the Oval, London, scheduled to be held from 20 August to 24 August 2015.

Michael Clarke
Michael John Clarke nicknamed "Pup" is an Australian Test cricketer and current Australian cricket team Test captain. He was also the Australian ODI cricket captain until his retirement from ODI cricket after the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

He is a right-handed middle-order batsman, an occasional left-arm orthodox spin bowler and also a slip catcher.

Details of his cricket career

Test: Batted in 197 innings of 114 matches and scored 8628 runs of which 329 not out was his highest score.
ODI: Batted in 223 of 245 matches and scored 7981 runs of which 130 was his highest score.
T20Is: Batted in 28 of 34 matches and scored 488 runs of which 67 was his highest score.

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