Hometown: New South Wales
Age: 40 Years
Height: 5' 9"
|Full Name||Michael John Clarke|
|Nickname||Clarkey, Eminem, Pup, Nemo, Top Dog|
|Profession||International Cricketer (Plays for Australia)|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height in cm||175 cm|
|Height in meters||1.75 m|
|Height in Feet Inches||5 Feet 9 Inches (5' 9")|
|Hair Colour||Light brown|
|Tattoos||1. A big tattoo on right shoulder and biceps.
2. An Arabic language tattoo on left forearm.
|International Debut||ODI- 19 January 2003 against England
Test- 6 October 2004 against India
|Jersey Number||#63 - New South Wales cricket team
#23 - Australia national cricket team
|Domestic/State Team||New South Wales cricket team
|IPL Team||Pune Warriors India|
|Nature on field||Calm|
|Likes to play against||England|
|Favourite shots||Straight Drive|
|Records (main ones)||1) The only Test batsman to ever achieve four double centuries in 2012
2) He won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, thereby winning the Cricketer of the Year 2013 and also the Test Cricketer of the Year 2013
|Controversies||Verbal spat with Dale Steyn in March 2014 after which he apologized in public and personally to Dale Steyn|
|Date of Birth||April 2, 1981|
|Age (as of 2021)||40 Years|
|Hometown||Breakfast Point, New South Wales|
|School||Westfields Sports High School|
|Family||Father: Les Clarke
Mother: Debbie Clarke
|Coach/Mentor||Darren Lehmann & Mickey Arthur|
|Likes & Dislikes||Likes : Music by Jon Bon Jovi, fast cars|
|Hobbies||Beach, Watching footy|
|Movie||Remember the Titans|
|Girls, Family & More|
|Marriage Date||May 2012|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Lara Bingle, Model (2010)|
|Wife/Spouse||Kyly Clarke (m. 2012; div. 2020)
Daughter- Kelsey Lee Clarke
|Bikes collection||Harley Davidson|
|Assets/Properties||In September 2021, he bought a new five-bedroom bachelor pad in Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia for around $13 million (INR 70 crore). Flipboard|
|Salary||$2 million contract with Cricket Australia + $300,000 bonus
$14,000 - Test Match
$5600 - One Day
$4200 - T20
|Net Worth||$16 Million|
Some unknown facts about Michael Clarke
- Does Michael Clarke smoke?: No
- Does Michael Clarke drink alcohol?: Not Known
- He came back home from the middle of the New Zealand tour in March 2010 when his engagement with then-fiancée, Lara Bingle was terminated by Lara Bingle.
- He was very close to former Australian Cricketer Phil Hughes who died in November 2014 when he was hit by a bouncer wall on the neck. Clarke cried at Hughes funeral and gave a very emotional speech.
- He is known for his fast and very accurate throws in the field.
- He likes to play Test matches more rather than One day and T20, his performance reflects his interest for Test Cricket.