Clarke is edging his way back to full fitness as he pushes for a World Cup berth.
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Australia captain Michael Clarke has continued his recovery from a hamstring injury after batting and bowling in a warm-up match against Bangladesh.
Clarke has until the second match of the World Cup against Bangladesh to prove his fitness, and the 33-year-old went some way in protecting his spot by bowling two overs and notching up a modest total of 34 with the bat.
It was the skipper’s second competitive match since returning from injury after he notched up a half-century in Sydney grace cricket for Western Suburbs last weekend.
According to News24.com, Clarke bowled two overs of spin before fielding in the slips and on the boundary.
Clarke opened the batting for the Cricket Australia XI aand hit six fours before nicking a ball from spinner Sabbir Rahman to be caught behind.
Australia faces England in its opening pool game on February 14, while Clarke is hoping to be fit for his side’s second match against Bangladesh on February 21.