New Delhi, Mar 23: Michael Clarke is likely to be paid more than the price he was bought for in the auction by Pune Warriors to lead the team in the sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL 6), a report in the Australian media said on Saturday.
Australia skipper Clarke was ruled out of the fourth Test against India which started on Friday. Clarke did not recover in time from back injury. However, he will be racing against time to get fit for IPL 6 which starts on April 3.
"The Australian" newspaper reported that the Pune Warriors' owners want Clarke to come back to India for IPL 6. Clarke is set to leave for Australia tonight (Saturday).
"Clarke will receive further treatment at home and consider taking part in the IPL which begins in less than two weeks where he is understood to be under pressure to captain his Pune Warriors franchise. Clarke was bought at auction by the Pune Warriors for $400,000," the report said.
The report also added that Yuvraj Singh who led the Pune side, does not want to captain now.