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Clarke warns against complacency

Australia captain Michael Clarke has stressed there will be no let-up for his team when they take on England in the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

December 25, 2013

Posted by pat_one_back on (December 26, 2013, 1:52 GMT)

@Ali_Eorse, I think your confusing MJ with NZ Rugby legend Jonah Lomu, "this is a team sport so I want all 14 of you to pass it to Jonah". MJ has fired thanks heavily to the bowling teams performance supporting his use in short sharp bursts. He was often over bowled in his less accurate outings in a desperate search for random unplayable wicket balls, mainly under Ricky Ponting. Harris is as if not more important to Clarke's attack than Johnson, his good days are just as good and his bad days (MJ will come back to earth) nowhere near as poor.

Posted by Ali_Eorse on (December 25, 2013, 15:33 GMT)

Clarke, you will always win if you keep make sure Johnson is OK. Focus on Johnson. Let him bat early (always bat if you win). When Johnson bats well, he demolishes the opposition. Get him the ball and support him. Only Johnson should be your motto. Without him, AUS cannot win anything. Johnson's presence helps others.

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