Will Clarke retain T20 Captaincy?

Published: Wednesday, May 19, 2010, 12:37 [IST]
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Melbourne, May 19: Micheal Clarke's future as Australia T20 captain will be decided next week after the Clarke's dismal performance as a batsmen in the World Cup in the Caribbean Island.

Victoria Captain Cameron White, who led his side to the Big Bash title, has been highly talked about to be the new Australian Twent20 skipper after incumbent Clarke"s tenure comes under review over his suspect batting in the shortest version of the game.

The chairman of selectors are due to pick three Australian team for their tour to U.K, including the squad for T20 format to be played against Pakistan.
According to the age reports, the meeting for the same is scheduled to be held in the weekend.

Clarke is favored to assume the Test and one-day leadership when Ricky Ponting retires, but the issue of his T20 form has become so sensitive that Cricket

Australia officials have refused to discuss it until the selectors name captains for the England tour, which also includes two Tests against Pakistan and five one-dayers against England, the paper said.

A difficult decision for the selectors to make as Clarke has been a major contributor for Cricket Australia in the past. The only thing that holds them questioning is his current form in the T20 format.


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