Clarke’s batting woes continue ahead of third Ashes Test

London: Michael Clarke’s batting woes continued to show no signs of easing ahead of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston next week as the Australian skipper was dismissed cheaply for 16 on day one of the tour match against Derbyshire.

Clarke, who has been struggling with batting form since the turn of the year, lasted 37 balls before edging to slips on a delivery from first-class debutant Will Davis, the Daily Express reported.

However, his team mates continued his display their batting prowess as David Warner and Shaun Marsh each struck 101 before retiring out.

Australia levelled the five-match Ashes series 1-1 after thumping hosts England by massive 405 runs in the second Test at Lord’s. (ANI)