Lee may turn out for Australia tonightMay 3rd, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi (UAE). May 3 (ANI): Pacer Brett Lee could play his first game for Australia since last year’s Boxing Day Test in the final one-dayer against Pakistan tonight.
As Lee works his way back from ankle surgery, a decision will be made just before the match in Abu Dhabi, which starts at 8 p.m. Melbourne time, whether to make the match his comeback game or wait until Thursday’s Twenty20 clash in Dubai, reports The Herald Sun.
After losing game one of the five-match series, Australia have won the past three to take an unbeatable 3-1 lead.
Captain Michael Clarke is keen to keep the accelerator pedal pressed down.
“We’ve won this series and it’s a good opportunity to get that roll back on,” Clarke said.
Australia have grown in confidence as the series has progressed.
Their eight-wicket win in Abu Dhabi on Friday was easily their most convincing, on the back of an unbroken 197-run stand between Clarke (100 not out) and Shane Watson (85 not out).
Those scores were the two highest by any individuals so far in the series and their partnership was the first century stand in a series that had been bowler-dominated.
But Clarke said there was still plenty of motivation for the final game, particularly given the number of players looking to seize any chance to establish themselves in the side or working their way back after injury. (ANI)
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