Young all-rounder Green makes it to Australia squad for India series, Moises Henriques also returns

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October 29, 2020 2:36:54 pm

Australia’s Moises Henriques, left, and Steve Smith run between wickets. (AP)

Australia on Thursday included younger all-rounder Cameron Green of their T20 and ODI squad for the limited-overs collection towards India whereas Moises Henriques returned to nationwide fold after three years following his exploits within the Big Bash League.

India will play three One-day Internationals (November 27, 29, December 2) and as many T20Is (December 4, 6, 8) towards Australia earlier than the much-awaited Test collection.

“Cameron’s domestic form has been outstanding and he has carried it through for Western Australia this summer. As a potential player of the future this is an opportunity for him to be part of the squad and build on his experience,” nationwide selector Trevor Hohns was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia.

Australia have focussed on batting all-rounders whereas choosing their restricted overs squad.

Considered one for the long run, Green’s maiden worldwide name up is on anticipated traces. Recently, former Australia skipper Greg Chappell had stated that Green is a critical expertise, the perfect he has seen since Ricky Ponting.

Henriques had led Sydney Sixers to the KFC Big Bash final summer season with a strike fee of just below 150.

“Moises is a tremendous cricketer with loads of experience and is a great person to have around the group. His form was extremely impressive in leading the Sixers to the BBL title last summer and he has played well at the start of this season,” Hohns stated.

Mitchell Marsh, who injured his ankle in the course of the ongoing Indian Premier League within the UAE, was not thought-about however he could make a comeback to the aspect for the A aspect earlier than the Test collection, beginning December 17 in Adelaide.

“Mitch will commence some low intensity fitness and skills in the coming weeks and selectors are hopeful of his return to play in the Australia A fixtures in early December and then for him to be fully fit to perform his role in the side as an all-rounder,” Hohns stated.

“What we do have is like for like replacements in Moises and Cameron as batting all-rounders in line with our selection approach for one-day cricket,” he added.

Australia ODI & T20 squad: Aaron Finch (C), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey , Pat Cummins (vc), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner and Adam Zampa.

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