Shaun Marsh to Replace Injured Michael Clarke Against India

Updated: 13 December 2014 21:15 IST

Michael Clarke said scans have shown he has a torn right hamstring after coming off during the final day of the opening Adelaide Test and will take no further part in the series against India.

Shaun Marsh to Replace Injured Michael Clarke Against India
Michael Clarke attempts to take a catch during Australia's 1st Test against India. © AFP

Adelaide:

Shaun Marsh will replace injured captain Michael Clarke in the Australian team for next week's second Brisbane Test, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. (India lose 1st Test)

Clarke said scans have shown he has a torn right hamstring after coming off during the final day of the opening Adelaide Test and will take no further part in the series against India. (Complete coverage of India's tour to Australia)

Wicketkeeper Brad Haddin is expected to assume the Test captaincy for the remaining three Tests.

Australia called on West Australian batsman Marsh and also added left-arm paceman Mitchell Starc to their squad for the Gabba Test.

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