Best Quotes on Michael Clarke


Michael has been one of the instrumental figures in the history of Australian cricket and has been one of the best captains of the game. He is all set to retire after the Ashes 2015, surely he would have wanted to end on a high note in tests as well much like the way he did in ODI’s. Clarke has been a very a respected man in this field and here I compile a list of best quotes on this legendary man.

Best Quotes on Michael Clarke

1. I have much to thank Michael for. His first Test as captain was my first as a player after I’d been selected with limited first-class experience, and he was great to me. Before the Test he told me, ‘no matter what happens I’ve got your back – Nathan Lyon

2. To Michael, from the England team, you were a fantastic player, fantastic leader. You should be remembered as a great captain – Alastair Cook

3. He’s the best player of spin I bowled at and a bloody good bloke to boot – Graeme Swann

4. Been hit in the ear, jaw, head, fingers. So it would have been easy to play a shot to try to stop that, but he hung in. It looks like he said ‘you know what? Over my dead body, you have to keep hitting me if you want until I can’t stand up – Shane Warne on Clarke’s brave innings during Cape Town test 2014

5. He was in tears at the presentation ceremony, but can look back on a decorated career. He has played the game with style and elegance and has been a fine player and captain for a long time – Michael Atherton after England regained the Ashes in Nottingham

6. He is unselfish and very loyal to his mates. That is the Clarke that I know, the real Clarke, not the one of recent rumors – Damien Martyn

7. Congratulations Michael Clarke on a magnificent cricket journey; a fine captain with numbers backing his records! Good Luck Mate – Virat Kohli

8. Congratulations to Michael Clarke on his wonderful career, he will go down as one of the finest leaders the game has ever seen. – Ravichandran Ashwin

9. Clarke’s a career ever so near to greatness. – Daniel Brettig

Author’s Quote :

Michael Clarke has been one of the most fearless players to have played the game and his innings against South Africa in Cape Town is the prime example of that.” Talha Ahmad (@imtalhaahmad)