Australia announced squad for 3rd & final Test held at Adelaide 27 Nov, Cricket Australia have declared the squad for the third and last Test which will be held at the Adelaide Oval from 27 November.
The third and last Test match of the arrangement will be a notable one as the first ever day and night Test match will be played and that too with the pink ball.
Australia announced squad for 3rd & final Test held at Adelaide 27 Nov
Australia are experiencing a transitional stage as five of their players reported retirement this year – Michael Clarke, Shane Watson, Ryan Harris, Brad Haddin, Chris Rogers. Speedster Mitchell Johnson included to that rundown Tuesday.
Captain Steve Smith, be that as it may, has figured out how to handle the weight after he assumed control over the obligation from Clarke. Be that as it may, for the third Test at the Adelaide he will be without the tearaway pace of Mitchell Johnson. What’s more, the national selectors have named James Pattinson as the swap for Johnson.
“James has made a decent come back to Shield cricket taking after his harm and has earned this review,” administrator of selectors of Cricket Australia Rod Marsh said.
“He has worked inconceivably hard and we are sure that he is prepared to perform at Test level if chose.”
Usman Khwaja has been in magnificent structure in this arrangement however amid the second Test he pulled a hamstring harm and was precluded of the rest of the arrangement. Subsequently, Shaun Marsh was reviewed into the Test squad.
“Shaun was unfortunate to pass up a major opportunity for the squad for the initial two Tests and from that point forward has scored reliably in the Sheffield Shield,” Marsh included, “so we trust he merits this open door.”
Off-spinner Steven O’Keefe has additionally been named in the 13 man squad for the third Test against New Zealand in Adelaide.
“We have picked to incorporate an additional spinner in the squad for Adelaide as we are uncertain what conditions we will see there,” Rod Marsh said.
“Stephen was incorporated into our squad that was to go to Bangladesh and on the off chance that he ought to get an open door we think he will capitalize on it.”
Adelaide Test squad: Steven Smith (C), David Warner, Joe Burns, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Peter Nevill (wk), Steve O’Keefe, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Peter Siddle, Adam Voges