Clarke has re-injured his troubled hamstring and will miss the rest of the game…
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Australia captain Michael Clarke has re-injured his hamstring during the first one-day international against South Africa in Perth.
Clarke missed Clarke missed most of Australia’s triangular one-day tournament with Zimbabwe and South Africa in August and September and all of the one-day series against Pakistan after injuring his hamstring.
He was dismissed by Dale Steyn for just 11 and Cricket Australia tweeted the news not long after.
Clarke will is currently being assessed and will have a scan tomorrow. George Bailey will step up as captain. #AUSvSA
— cricket.com.au (@CricketAus) November 14, 2014
Clarke’s injury comes as a second blow to the Australians, with veteran gloveman ruled out of the rest of the series with a shoulder issue.