“There is absolutely no doubt that TWE has undergone an extraordinary transformation and delivered outstanding financial returns under Michael’s leadership over the past five and a half years the structural changes and initiatives delivered by Mike and his team have established TWE as a significantly stronger business than when he first joined the company. News. He averages only 16 from eight innings and Australia are 3-1 behind with one match left at The Oval on 20 August. Clarke, who joined the company six years ago, said his intention is to move back to the UK in order to spend more time with his family. Treasury Wine boss Clarke to retire in July. Last updated on 8 August 20158 August 2015.From the section Cricket. Read about our approach to external linking. Speaking about the decision, Clarke said: “Regarding changes at TWE I would encourage folks to read our recent investor day deck that is on our website. ", Ex-England spinner Graeme Swann: "Congratulations to Michael Clarke on a brilliant career. Once you find the edge you need to hang on to those chances and England have done that really well. Clarke, who stepped down from one-day internationals in March, revealed he had decided to retire from Test cricket on Friday evening. It wouldn't surprise me at the Oval if he got a few. "You never want to walk away. after losing to England by an innings and 78 runs at Trent Bridge. Alastair Cook hailed Clarke as a 'fantastic leader', Fury: Joshua was classy, Wilder made excuses, FREE LIVE STREAM: Amen Corner at The Masters, Gomez undergoes knee surgery, Liverpool hopeful on return. Mike Clarke will stay on as an adviser for fiscal 2021," she said. He has been a big player for a long, long time and his average of about 50 is exceptional at Test level. “TWE is very well placed to continue delivering sustainable margin the creative growth well into the future. Treasury released a trading update in late January that included a shock profit downgrade, which it attributed to "challenging conditions in the US wine market". It's the right time. It just hits you that you're not going to play this game that you've played since you were a kid. Following England's Ashes victory, Australia captain Michael Clarke has confirmed he will retire from international cricket after the 5th Test. Australian skipper Michael Clarke will bring an end to his glorious 12-year-long career after the fifth and the final Ashes 2015 Test, starting on Thursday. revealed he had decided to retire from Test cricket on Friday evening. He's the best player of spin I bowled at and a good bloke to boot.". Clarke has struggled with the bat all summer. It wouldn't surprise me at the Oval if he got a few. It wouldn't surprise me at the Oval if he got a few. It's the right time. I wish I could play for another 30 years.". “But one important point is we all remain absolutely focused, including myself and specifically myself on driving the current year’s results. Treasury Wine Estates boss Michael Clarke will retire on July 1. When Mr Clarke's retirement was announced last year, company chairman Paul Rayner praised his performance as chief executive. Australia captain Michael Clarke has announced he will retire from international cricket after the final Ashes Test at the Kia Oval. He's a very strong character and I think he'll get plenty of support at the Oval. A team that investors saw at our recent investor day. ", Former England captain Michael Vaughan: "I can completely understand Michael Clarke's emotions. I'm 34. He's the best player of spin I bowled at and a good bloke to boot.". He has proven his credentials across all of the key operational aspects of our business, and has spent considerable time working in our key geographies.”. He took over the Australia captaincy from Ricky Ponting in March 2011 and has presided over 46 matches, winning 23 and losing 16. You should be remembered as a great captain. ", England captain Alastair Cook: "To Michael, from the England team, you were a fantastic player, fantastic leader. I'll play the last Test, give it one last crack, but the time is right now," Clarke said. ", Ex-England spinner Graeme Swann: "Congratulations to Michael Clarke on a brilliant career. Kane: Spurs ready to 'achieve things' under Jose, Redknapp: Gomez, VVD out puts huge stress on Liverpool. “Given the long transition period there is no change in our strategic direction or a five-year plans. He has been a big player for a long, long time and his average of about 50 is exceptional at Test level. “This required strengthened and enhanced capability. Before the announcement, Treasury had given no specific date regarding Mr Clarke's retirement, other than to say he would exit the chief executive position in the September quarter. It's the right time, "Boys were surprised, I don't think they expected me to walk away right now. I think he's made the right decision - he's going out on his own terms. "Alastair Cook and the England team deserve a lot of credit - they've shown us how to execute good swing and seam bowling," said Clarke. Australia's series defeat in their fourth successive Ashes loss away from home, was their worst sequence of results in England since 1896. England captain Alastair Cook paid tribute to Clarke after his announcement, adding: "He's been a fantastic leader and player and it's obviously a very tough moment. The announcement of Clarke's impending retirement came seconds after England regained the Ashes with an innings victory in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge. Congratulations Michael! and has presided over 46 matches, winning 23 and losing 16. ", "I can completely understand Michael Clarke's emotions. In January last year Australia whitewashed England 5-0 when Clarke scored two centuries and averaged 40.33 in the series, but since March 2014 the captain's last 18 innings have produced 388 runs. I think he's made the right decision - he's going out on his own terms. Clarke explains retirement decision Clarke made his Test debut in October 2004 and he has played 114 matches, scoring 8,628 runs at an average of 49.30. Australia captain Michael Clarke has announced he will retire from international cricket after the final Ashes Test at the Kia Oval. ", Former Australia pace bowler Glenn McGrath: "I was there when Michael Clarke made his debut in Bangalore. Clarke made his Test debut in October 2004 and he has played 114 matches, scoring 8,628 runs at an average of 49.30. Cricket They arrived here as clear favourites and you question yourself as a captain - he's clearly had so many things in his mind. And this is a genuine positive for me. He has been a big player for a long, long time and his average of about 50 is exceptional at Test level. You should be remembered as a great captain. He took over the Australia captaincy from Ricky Ponting. Reports in Australia earlier on Saturday had suggested the announcement was coming, with vice-captain Steve Smith widely expected to take over from the 34-year-old. The 34-year-old saw his team surrender the Ashes after losing to England by an innings and 78 runs at Trent Bridge. He added: “I along with the board, and pleased to announce that Tim Ford, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, will be appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer effective from when Michael retires in the first quarter of fiscal 2021.