Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke and wife Kyly are getting divorced after more than seven years of marriage.

The couple have agreed on a financial settlement and on arrangements to co-parent their four-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee, The Australian reports.

“After living apart for some time, we have made the difficult decision to separate as a couple, amicably,” they told the newspaper in a joint statement.

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“With the greatest of respect for each other, we’ve come to the mutual conclusion that this is the best course for us to take while committed to the co-parenting of our daughter.”

The couple, both 38, married in 2012. Their daughter was born in 2015, months after the cricketer announced his retirement.

AAP

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