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'I've no choice but to bat higher'

DNMUM270916 | 3/6/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :215



Hyderabad: In his first three innings on this tour, Michael Clarke returned scores of 135, 31 and 91 before the ball of the second Test, bowled by Ravindra Jadeja, claimed him for 16. Each of Australia's top four batsmen is a natural opener and that's probably why Clarke chose to bat at No 5. But after two humbling losses — especially the one in Hyderabad — the skipper made it clear that he'd bat up the order in the last two matches.
"I think I've no choice. Again, it hasn't been about me, it's about trying to do what's best for the team, and I think now, especially in these conditions, I have to bat higher," a visibly upset and angry Clarke said on Tuesday. When asked if he'd bat at No
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