Michael Clarke fit for Sydney Test against Sri Lanka

Michael Clarke declared himself fit to play in Sydney after he suffered an injury to his calf-musle © AFP

Sydney: Jan 2, 2013

Australian captain Michael Clarke, who was doubtful for the Sydney Test due to injury, announced on Wednesday that he will be a part of the playing XI for Australia against Sri Lanka.

Clarke was fighting an injury to his calf-muscle declared himself fit ahead of the last Test of the Australian summer, as reported by cricket.com.au

Glenn Maxwell was named as the 12th man while Usman Khawaja was unlucky to miss a spot in the side for the Sydney Test that begins on Thursday. This Test will be Michael Hussey’s last match for Australia.

In a tribute to Michael Hussey and the late Tony Greig, the fans have been urge to wear white zinc on their lips and noses and wide brimmed hats.

Team:

Australia: Michael Clarke (c), Jackson Bird, Ed Cowan, Phillip Hughes, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Nathan Lyon, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade(wk), David Warne