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Michael Clarke wants Australia to carry winning momentum into ICC World T20 2014

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Michael Clarke (above) praised Australian T20 skipper George Bailey’s leadership skills © Getty Images

Johannesburg: Mar 8, 2014

Australian captain Michael Clarke has said that the momentum that his team gained from the recent hard-fought win against South Africa will carry the team to their maiden World Twenty20 title in Bangladesh.

Clarke, who is not a part of Australia‘s T20 squad, returned home after leading his team to a 2-1 series victory against the world”s top-ranked Test side.

According to Sport24, Clarke said that he believes Australia can win the tournament as they will be led extremely well by their captain George Bailey, adding that the Test players will take the confidence from the South Africa series into the ICC World T20 2014.

The World T20 will feature 16 teams and starts on March 16 with the final on April 6. Clarke”s teammates David Warner, Mitchell Johnson, Shane Watson and Brad Haddin will be the key players in the T20 team to be led by Bailey during the tournament, the report added.

ICC World T20 2014 schedule: Match time table with venue details

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Centurion

India tour of Australia, 2014-15

Dec 17, 2014 (05:29 IST)   at Woolloongabba, Brisbane

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 19, 2014 (16:30 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

West Indies in South Africa, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (14:00 IST)   at Port Elizabeth

Sri Lanka tour of New Zealand, 2014-15

Dec 26, 2014 (03:30 IST)   at Christchurch

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Dec 17, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

New Zealand won by 7 runs

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Dec 16, 2014  at Colombo

Sri Lanka won by 87 runs

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 14, 2014  at Sharjah

Pakistan won by 147 runs

England tour of Sri Lanka, 2014

Dec 13, 2014  at Pallekele

Sri Lanka won by 90 runs

Pakistan vs New Zealand in UAE, 2014

Dec 12, 2014  at Sharjah

New Zealand won by 4 wkts

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