Australian Skipper Michael Clarke announced during the pre-match press
rnconference that he would be bidding adieu to ODIs after Sunday's ICC
rnWorld Cup 2015 final against New Zealand.
Clarke: "I made the rndecision 48 hours ago after asking myself if I would be playing World rnCup 2019 ande I said to myself that I don't I will be. Its the right rntime for me. It gives a lot of time for the next captain and the team torn prepare for the next World Cup".
The Skipper hints Steven Smith is likely to take charge as Australia ODI Captain after the World Cup 2015.
Inrn 244 ODIs, Michael Clarke scored 7,907 runs with a highest score of 130.rn He, however, wishes to continue playing Test Cricket for some more rntime. In 108 matches, He scored 8,432 runs with a highest score of 329 rnin tests.