The Australian national selection panel has called upon six players in the preliminary Australia men’s squad for the upcoming white-ball tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh.
As the Australia is dealing with the uncertainty of the unavailability of players for their upcoming international assignments, the selectors have decided to add in six players in the squad. Several players have made themselves unavailable for selection owing to “bubble fatigue”.
Ben McDermott, Dan Christian, Cameron Green, Ashton Turner, Wes Agar, and Nathan Ellis have all been added to the 29-member preliminary Australia men’s squad as options for their overseas tours.
“The six additions to the Qantas Australian men’s squad follow discussions with players selected in the initial preliminary list for the tours of the West Indies and Bangladesh,” national selection chair Trevor Hohns said.
“During the course of those discussions, it has become clear that recent experiences abroad, including but not limited to extended periods in bio-secure hubs and hard quarantine, have had an impact on the health and wellbeing of some players and their families.”
Australia squad: Aaron Finch (c), Ashton Agar, Wes Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Dan Christian, Pat Cummins, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, Riley Meredith, Josh Philippe, Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson, Tanveer Sangha, D’Arcy Short, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Mitchell Swepson, Ashton Turner, Andrew Tye, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa (to be trimmed before departure)
Australia tour of West India
|1st T20I||09.07.2021||Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia|
|2nd T20I||10.07.2021||Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia|
|5th T20I||12.07.2021||Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia|
|4th T20I||14.07.2021||Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia|
|5th T20I||16.07.2021||Daren Sammy Stadium, St Lucia|
|1st ODI||20.07.2021||Kensington Oval, Barbados|
|2nd ODI||22.07.2021||Kensington Oval, Barbados|
|3rd ODI||24.07.2021||Kensington Oval, Barbados|
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