Clarke's first Test series as captain to be away from Oz TV network gaze

Colombo, Aug 25(ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke might be relieved that his first Test series as skipper will be played in the most low-key circumstances in Sri Lanka - at least in the manner it is broadcast in Australia.

Clarke will have a chance to slip into the job without the searing spotlight of the commercial broadcaster, Channel Nine, and its sometimes unforgiving team of former captain commentators, according to an article in the Sydney Morning Herald.

The three-Test series, which starts in Galle from August 30, will be covered by Fox Sports.

The report further said that Fox Sports will be using Brendon Julian, Allan Border, Damien Fleming, Mark Waugh and Greg Blewett, unlike "many on Nine's dated payroll". (ANI)