Earlier Clarke had also compared Virat Kohli with Australian captain Steve Smith, saying Kohli is a better ODI batsman but Smith is better in the longer format.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday announced the squad for the first three ODIs against Australia, starting September 17 in Chennai.
Kohli became the fastest batsman in the history of the game to reach 30 ODI centuries, after only 194 matches, with the India skipper averaging more than 55 runs per innings. "Smith, I believe, is a better Test batsman", Clarke said during a media interaction in Delhi on Tuesday. The above mentioned questions have plagued the Indian cricket for the better part of last 25 years and in the contest over the years sledging, aggression, one-upmanship have taken centre stage. Two young captains, two very good players, two very good captains and they both continue to improve. "I don't see any weak link in this Indian team", he said.
Australia's road to this series has been plagued with inconsistencies which was highlighted by the World Cup winning team failing to qualify for the semi-final of the Champions Trophy.
In an interview with the Hindustan Times, Clarke did a thourough preview of the upcoming India-Australia series. They haven't played as much cricket as they would have liked. The five match series will be followed by three-match T20 series to conclude the tour. They are in a very good nick at the moment. The reason for Yuvraj's axing from the Sri Lanka limited-overs series was directly associated with his failure to clear the endurance test.
India and Australia would be considering this series to be a precursor for their preparations for the 2019 World Cup in England. With Steve Smith, David Warner, Glenn Maxwell, Aaron Finch all familiar with Indian conditions with loads of IPL experience behind them, they will no doubt would pose a major threat to the Indian bowling attack.
Dortmund Game 'So Important', Says Pochettino Previously we played in the Europa League, for 98 or 99 percent of the players, and for myself too. Tottenham have struggled at Wembley in recent years even when they aren't playing European games.
"Are they going to be an aggressive team?"
India were on top against struggling Sri Lankan side in the recently concluded series and players like Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Hardik Pandya, Axar and Chahal came out in flying colours.
The big-hitting all-rounder, who bowls left-arm medium-pace, said he was happy to be back in the team and looked forward to putting up a solid performance against India.
"Their form over the last few months has been very inconsistent".
"Sweepers clean the stadium in readiness for the World XI match", tweeted the journalist.
Sheikh Sabah claimed that the Qatari government was ready to discuss a list of 13 demands from its Arab neighbors. It is a three-day visit as part of the second annual U.S. -Kuwait Strategic Dialogue, according to The National.
As per Justice Anthony Kennedy, a part of the decision lies in a court of Hawaii that is due on Tuesday, September 12. The Supreme Court in July largely upheld that ruling, though it put on hold the portion dealing with refugees.
Johnson is in his third NFL season after being drafted out of Northern Iowa by Arizona in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft. The Arizona Cardinals got the worst news they could have gotten with the wrist injury running back David Johnson suffered .
The attack illustrates how hard it is for the government to crush a militant campaign that has withstood a four-year crackdown. The militants detonated an improvised explosive device and destroyed four armored vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle.
Sanders said Tuesday that the White House had nothing to do with choosing the accommodations of visiting foreign dignitaries. The president is set to host the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, at the White House Tuesday morning.
Hopefully, this will all end well and without a lot of hassle for the people affected by this cyber attack. Credit bureaus like Equifax are lightly regulated compared to other parts of the financial system.
Hill was suspended for a week in 2008 after writing in a column that "rooting for the Celtics is like saying Hitler was a victim". ESPN did not elaborate on any possible punishment for Hill, who was on Tuesday evening's " SportsCenter " broadcast as usual.
" People don't realise that these are British people, these are British islanders and we have a duty to them". "This is not St. His video showed trees ripped from the ground and buildings destroyed, along with a TV hanging from the wall.
And the president obliged, in the latest instance of Trump doing the bidding of leaders of the opposition. They represent the best of who we are - hard working, resilient and motivated high achievers.
Dozens die in twin attacks in Iraq
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WWE Provides Storyline Update On Vince McMahon
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Bungie stepped up its emote game for Destiny 2
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Modi, Abe to kick-start India's bullet train project
The visit will begin in the afternoon with an 8-km road show by Modi and Abe, with their cavalcade heading for Sabarmati Ashram. In the evening both the prime ministers will pay a visit to iconic Sidi Saiyyed Mosque present at the eastern part of the city.
Air Berlin Cancels 100 Flights After Pilots Call in Sick
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Two secret tunnels unearthed inside Dera headquarters
The commissioner will submit the report to the high court and a copy of it will also be shared with the state government. The premises of the Dera, houses educational institutions, markets, a hospital, stadium, recreational areas and houses.
Crane collapses in Miami as winds from Hurricane Irma blow in
She told The Associated Press that from her 14th floor apartment, she saw the crane toppled over where it hit another building. According to reports from city officials, the crane fell on Biscayne Boulevard, located in the heart of downtown Miami .
Updates from US Open final
Nadal's path to the final has only included one seeded opponent, 24th-seeded Juan Martin Del Potro in the semfinal. He prevailed at Flushing Meadows in 2010 and 2013, besides suffering a loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2014 final.
Cubs, Brewers set to meet at Wrigley Field
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