Hammy-watch: the call on Clarke needed sooner rather than later

Michael Clarke and his hamstring: coming to a news update near you. Image: ABC Grandstand

Michael Clarke and his hamstring: coming to a news update near you. Image: ABC Grandstand

The Roar: As the one-day train rolls into the Nation’s Capital today, and with new players coming into the Australian squad for the last three games of the series against South Africa, our off-field attention is being taken up by one of the biggest quandaries in Australian cricket.

And no, I’m not talking about the Glenn Maxwell quandary. Though I did anticipate my first cricket column of the summer would be about the annoyingly mercurial Victorian, I am actually talking about something much more important than a flaky allrounder.

I am, of course, talking about the new sport gripping Australia: Michael Clarke’s hamstring-watch.

The skipper’s hamstring has become a national concern, and with it has come a flood of opinion and armchair doctorage as every cricket fan around the country has their say. And now, so have I

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