Australian captain Michael Clarke batted in the nets Monday and voiced confidence he would play the Boxing Day Test, although selectors said he would only pad up if fully fit.
Australian batsman Michael Clarke steers the ball away from the Sri Lankan bowling on the fourth day of their first cricket Test match, in Hobart, on December 17, 2012. Clarke suffered a hamstring twinge during the match and has been undergoing intensive physio ahead of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The world's leading Test batsman suffered a hamstring twinge in the 137-run win over Sri Lanka in Hobart last week and has been undergoing intensive physio ahead of the second Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
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