Michael Clarke was a renowned cricketer and the former captain of the Australian Team. He has led his team during the 5th triumph of World Cup Cricket where his team had defeated New Zealand team during World Cup of 2015.

He was born on 02 April 1981 and hails from Liverpool Australia. His father used to run an indoor centre for sports.

He has married Kyly Clarke in the year 2012 who was a Model and a business woman. The couple has one child Kelsey Lee Clarke.

He is the only test cricketer who has gained double centuries 4 times in one year. He became the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World  for the year 2012 and became the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack the year 2013.

He had scored 74 runs out of 72 balls during the World Cup Cricket in the year 2015 against the New Zealand.

His performance has greatly influenced the winning of Australian team in the 2015, World Cup final thus giving Australia the 5th World Cup. He was bowled out during that game when Australia needed only nine runs to win.

He was honoured with standing ovation from the crowd that gathered over there before he left the field in MCG.

He has announced his retirement from the Australian cricket in the year 2015, August 8 after playing in Ash Series.

The performance of his team in Ash Series was not so fruitful.  Thus the team has lost for their fourth time in the Ash Series.

He has been nicknamed as Pup and Clarkey. Since his childhood, he was interested in cricket and his parents send him to the coaching classes.  He worked hard and as a result of it, he could get in to the real world of cricket at the young age of 18 years.

His first test cricket was against India in October 6, 2004 where he has scored 151 runs against Indian team and his last test cricket was against England in 20 August 2015.

His first one day international was in the year 19 January 2003 against England and his last one day international was against New Zealand in the year 2015, March 29.

He became the wise captain of the Australian team in 2012 April. He has served the Australian cricket team as a batsman as well as a captain.

The estimated net worth of Michael Clarke is about $16 million.

Quick Summary:

Full name: Michael Clarke

Date of birth: April 2, 1981

Birth place: Liver Pool, Australia

Age: 35

Profession: Cricketer

Height: 1.78 m

Weight: 78 Kg

Net worth: $16 million