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Michael Clarke not settled on batting order for India

Source : AP
Last Updated: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 08:58 hrs
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Sydney: Skipper Michael Clarke is still unsure about where Shane Watson will fit into the Australian batting order as flies out for a four-test series in India.

Australian vice-captain Watson wants to return as an opener now that he's available only as a specialist batsman, but that would mean breaking up the partnership forged between David Warner and Ed Cowan in recent series against top-ranked South Africa and Sri Lanka.

Clarke says "Obviously, Shane needs to come back into the lineup," but adds: "It's a lot different now that Watto is not bowling. As an allrounder, I think he walks into any team. As a batsman, there is a much bigger pool of players, so we've got to work out what our best batting lineup is."

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