Pune Warriors sign Michael Clarke

Last Updated: Wed, Mar 28, 2012 11:53 hrs

Mumbai, Mar 28 (IBNS) Michael Clarke, Australia's Test and ODI captain, has been signed by Pune Warriors India (PWI) for the forthcoming season of the DLF Indian Premier League (IPL) 2012.

"We are thrilled to have Michael Clarke on board. The reigning Australian skipper is one of the world's best cricketers. His presence in the side, and cricketing proficiency, will boost the prospects of Pune Warriors India in the DLF IPL 2012," Sushanto Roy, Managing Director, Sahara Adventure Sports Ltd, said.

DLF IPL 2012 will mark Michael Clarke's IPL debut.

"Clarke was exceptional in the recent Test series against India, as batsman and captain. He is a very popular cricketer in India, and followers of the sport are eagerly looking forward to his participation in the DLF IPL 2012," Rajeev Shukla, Chairman, IPL, commented.

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