Michael Clarke will look to spend time with family © Getty Images
Michael Clarke will look to spend time with family © Getty Images

Michael Clarke while admitting he will miss international cricket has also said that he looks forward to his life in it’s absence with excitement. Nevertheless, Clarke has made it abundantly clear that his love for the game will prevent him from being absolutely aloof off it. He has alreasy signed up for two seasons with Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League (BBL) and has not ruled out a possible stint in the Indian Premier League (IPL). However, the T20 commitments are not likely to keep occupied throughout the year like is the case in international cricket, thus allowing Clarke the scope to explore life beyond the game. ALSO READ: Michael Clarke to consider playing in the IPL

“It’s exciting. Cricket’s been in my life since the age of six when I started playing this great game. I think it’ll always be in my blood but it’s exciting now to try some new things that I’m really looking forward to,” Clark told Triple M’s Hot Breakfast as reported by cricket.com.au. ALSO READ: Michael Clarke admits “his time was up” following Australia’s win at The Oval

In an international career spanning over ten years, Clark played 115 Test matches for Australia and amassed a total of 8,643 runs in that period at a fine average of 49.10 and also scored 28 hundreds. He also played 245 One-Day Internationals in Australian yellows, where he picked a total of 7,981 runs at 44.58. He captained his team to World Cup glory in the 2015 edition of the tournament. READ: Michael Clarke: I’m blessed to have played for Australia