- Australia welcomes again their star gamers and picked 4 spinners in an prolonged 23-man squad.
- The group can be captained by Aaron Finch and can characteristic the return of Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, David Warner, and Pat Cummins.
- The whirlwind tour begins with the primary of 5 Twenty20 internationals in St Lucia on July 9.
For a white-ball tour of the West Indies in July, Australia welcomed again their star gamers and picked 4 spinners in an prolonged 23-man squad named on Monday.
The group can be captained by Aaron Finch and can characteristic the return of Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood, David Warner, and Pat Cummins, who all missed the latest journey to New Zealand.
The whirlwind tour begins with the primary of 5 Twenty20 internationals in St Lucia on July 9 and ends with the third of three one-day internationals in Barbados on July 24 because the groups put together for the T20 World Cup in India later this 12 months.
Marnus Labuschagne nonetheless misses out, as a result of “logistical complexities” of becoming a member of the squad from the UK, which might necessitate him to bear two weeks of quarantine.
“Had we not been in the middle of a global pandemic Marnus would be on this tour as a well-established member and important part of the one-day side,” mentioned selector Trevor Hohns.
“It’s an unfortunate circumstance of the many challenges the world is facing right now.”
Mitch Swepson is one in all three leg-spinners with 19-year-old Tanveer Sanga and Adam Zampa. Left-arm spinner Ashton Agar was additionally chosen in a squad that’s anticipated to be trimmed to 18 gamers earlier than departure.
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“Swepson has been in exceptional form across all three forms of the game,” mentioned Hohns.
“Tanveer Sanga was extremely impressive for the (Sydney) Thunder and we regard him very highly. While he didn´t play in New Zealand it was a great opportunity for a young bowler to be around the group.”
Cricket Australia mentioned discussions have been going down about the potential of including a tour to Bangladesh after the go to to the West Indies.
Aaron Finch (captain), Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Tanveer Sangha, D´Arcy Brief, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.