"After living apart for some time, we have made the hard decision to separate as a couple, amicably", a statement from the couple read.
"After living apart for some time, we have made the hard decision to separate as a couple, amicably", Clarke and Kyly were quoted as saying in a joint statement in the "The Australian" newspaper.
The pair had reportedly began living apart around five months ago, with the former cricketer moving out of their flash Vaucluse house into another property at Bondi Beach.
Michael and Kyly Clarke with their daughter Kelsey
Michael and Kyly Clarke with their daughter Kelsey.
Clark's soon to be ex-wife Kyly Clarke will continue to occupy the Vaucluse home with daughter Kelsey Lee. Both got married in May 2012.
In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, the two said, "After being separated for a few days, we have taken a hard decision to stay apart as a couple". They separated in 2010. It is being told that the agreement on divorce has been fixed on the allowance of $ 40 million.More news: Asteroid larger than Burj Khalifa will skirt Earth on Saturday
Michael Clarke's recent social media activity hinted that all was not well in his marriage with wife Kyly.
Clarke, who led Australia to the 2015 World Cup triumph, played 245 ODIs, scoring 7981 runs at an average of 44.58.
She also runs her own company "Lyfestyled by Kyly Clarke".More news: Hubei Adds 4,823 Cases; China Virus Death Toll at 1,483
"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", they said in the statement.
Kyly, a former model and a TV presenter had earlier said to The Daily Mail that their marriage was going strong and a chance of separation with Micheal Clarke was non-existent. Clarke made his worldwide debut in 2004 against India.More news: Hopper lives! Beloved character appears in ‘Stranger Things 4’ teaser from Netflix