Clarke sprains ankle at training

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 9:25


Australia's captain Michael Clarke is an unlikely starter for tomorrow’s fifth ODI against Sri Lanka in Hobart after suffering a sprained ankle in a training mishap.


Clarke rolled his ankle as the team prepared for the final match of a series they can only level at 2-2 following Sunday's wash-out in Sydney, and will have the injury assessed later on match eve.


But he is extremely doubtful to recover in time, leaving George Bailey likely to lead the team at Belle-rive Oval.