Michael Clarke who is in India for Border-Gavaskar Trophy was seen driving auto rickshaw or ‘tuk-tuk’ as foreigners call it in Bengaluru. The cheapest mode of travelling around the cities, Tuk-tuk is quite popular among the locals as well as with foreigners. Michael is in Bengaluru for a commentary job in next test match between India-Australia and it seems he’s enjoying every moment of it.
Clarke shared the video of him learning and driving ‘tuk-tuk’ on the lanes of Bengaluru on his Facebook and Instagram accounts. Michael Clarke posted the video on Facebook, which reads “Mastered the art of driving tuk-tuk, Nice to be back in Bengaluru where it all started”.
Watch the video here
Interestingly, Michael Clarke played his first test match against India at M.Chinnaswamy stadium in 2004, where he showed controlled aggression and scored a century. In his celebrated test-career, Clarke scored 8643 runs in 115 matches with an average of 49.10, Clark has impressive ODI record as well, he scored 7981 runs in 245 matches with a good average of 44.59, he played his last career match against England in March 2015.
Australia defeated India in their first encounter, Aussies crushed the Indian batting and bowling order and end India’s 19 match undefeated test-streak. Australia won the first match by 333 runs. Both teams are set to clash again in the second test-match at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru from March 4th onwards.
India and Australia will then move to Ranchi for their next test match on March 16 and the final match will be played in dharamshala.
By: Jagriti Malhotra