Michael Clarke, wife Kyly Boldy confirm divorce worth USD 40 million

Michael and Kyly Clarke asked for privacy. But when making your name from being in the public eye interest comes with the territory writes Kim Wilson

Michael and Kyly Clarke to divorce

The couple - who married in a stunning ceremony in Wolgan Valley Resort in the NSW Blue Mountains in 2012 - made their split public via a statement released to The Australian on Wednesday evening.

According to media reports, Clarke and Kyly have been separated for the past five months and the former Australia captain has been living at a Bondi Beach apartment after moving out of his and Kyly's United States dollars 12 million Vaucluse home in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

In the Instagram post, the former Australian Test cricket captain is pictured holding hands with four-year-old Kelsey Lee as they walked along a beach.

It could be good for our daughter to be co-parents They each mentioned, "We had been separated for a while".

Kyly Boldly will continue to live in their Vaucluse property with their daughter. He led the Aussies to a 5-0 Ashes whitewash in 2013/14 and a World Cup title, before retiring from global cricket in 2015.

Kyly and Michael Clarke have asked for privacy since announcing their split
Kyly and Michael Clarke have asked for privacy since announcing their split

"We'd like to acknowledge the wonderful support we've had from family and friends, and at this time request privacy so that we can manage this next stage of our lives", the statement read.

Former Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke was one the most prolific sportspersons that the country has ever produced. It is being told that the agreement on divorce has been fixed on the allowance of $ 40 million.

Back in 2010- exactly ten years ago- Clarke's relationship with model Lara Worthington after a two-year engagement came to an end. In an illustrious career spanning 115 Tests, yielding 8,643 runs at 49.10 with 28 centuries and 27 half-centuries, Michael Clarke has achieved some important feats and records to be proud of.

During this time Clarke scored a total of 36 centuries in worldwide cricket.

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