Michael Clarke spells double trouble

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The Independent Online

The Australia captain, Michael Clarke, scored 210 against India at Adelaide, two Tests after making an unbeaten 329 in Sydney.

He joins Don Bradman and Wally Hammond as the only players to have scored triple and double centuries in one series. Ricky Ponting, Clarke's predecessor as captain, scored 221 as Australia reached 604 for 7 declared in their first innings. The pair shared an Adelaide Oval-record partnership of 386. In reply, India reached 61 for 2 at the close.

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