Michael John Clarke
|Nickname:||Clarkey, Pup, Eminem, Top Dog, Eminem|
|Height (approx.):||175 cm|
|Weight (approx.):||68 Kg|
|Hair Colour:||Light Brown|
|Date of Birth:||2nd April 1981|
|Age (as on 2018):||36 years|
|Birth Place:||Liverpool, Australia|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aries|
|School:||Westfields Sports High School|
|Coach/Mentor:||Mickey Arthur and Darren Lehmann|
|Address:||New South Wales|
|Test:||6th October 2004 vs India|
|ODI:||19th Jan 2003 vs England|
|Jersey Number:||#63 (New South Wales), #23(International, IPL, County)|
|Domestic/State Team:||New South Wales cricket team, Hampshire, Pune Warriors India, Sydney Thunder|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||England|
|Favourite Shot:||Straight drive|
- First test batsman to score 4 double hundreds, he achieved this feat in the year 2012.
- He won the Sir Garfield Sobers cricketer of the Year trophy in the year 2013 and also won the Test cricketer of the year in 2013.
|Hobbies:||Beach, Watching footy|
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Favourite Food:||Mum’s Rissoles|
|Favourite Actors:||Denzel Washington|
|Favourite Films:||Remember the Titans|
|Favourite Car:||Aston Martin|
|Favourite Musicians/Singers:||Jon Bon Jovi|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Marriage Date:||15th May 2012|
|Net Worth:||$16 Million|
|Lesser Known Facts|
- Smoking: No
- Drinking alcohol: Yes
- He came back from the middle of the New Zealand tour in March 2010 when his engagement with then fiancee supermodel Lara Bingle was called-off by Lara Bingle.
- He has a bullet arm as he throws the ball very fast and accurate.
- His interest to play Test cricket is more than playing limited over matches.
- Late Philip Hughes who was an Australian cricketer was one of his closest friends. At his funeral Clarke who was then captain of Australian team cried and gave away a very emotional speech.