ICC World Cup 2015 Winner Captain Michael Clarke said that when he stepped into international cricket, the Australian side had players from Ricky Ponting, Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden, Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and others. Michael Clarke is one of the most stylish batsmen for the Australian team, Clarke is an era where players like Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Kumar Sangakkara, Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis were strong. But Clarke believes that Sachin Tendulkar was the most technically sound batsman.
Clarke, who played 115 Tests and 245 ODIs for Australia by Michael Clarke, included Brian Lara, Ricky Ponting, AB de Villiers, Jacques Kallis, Kumar Sangakkara, Virat Kohli in his list of seven batsmen. Clarke mentioned the toughest batsmen in his career and he was Sachin Tendulkar.