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Marnus Labuschagne, Travis Head included in Australia’s World Cup squad; Ashton Agar omitted | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Marnus Labuschagne on Thursday made the reduce in Australia’s 15-member squad for the ODI World Cup in India on the final doable second, using on his spectacular current performances.
Regardless of not being included within the provisional squad, Labuschagne’s sturdy outings in South Africa and in India compelled his inclusion.
Travis Head, who broke his hand on the South Africa tour has additionally made it to the squad. The opener nonetheless is anticipated to overlook Australia’s early matches because of the harm.
Head has been inluded rather than left-arm spinner Ashton Agar, who was a part of the preliminary squad however could not get well in time from a calf harm.
“This was a tricky name however, sadly, we could not carry each Travis and Ashton into the match with the accidents they’ve,” Chair of Selectors George Bailey stated in a press release.
“We have now made the choice to hold Travis by means of the early levels with the purpose of him being out there across the mid a part of the match.
“He has been a very vital participant on this ODI staff and we’re hopeful his return can present a optimistic impetus because it will get to the enterprise finish of the match.”
Glenn Maxwell is more likely to be Australia’s second spin choice, alongside Adam Zampa, after the off-spinner’s career-best 4-40 in opposition to India within the third one-day worldwide on Wednesday.
5-time champions Australia start their marketing campaign in opposition to hosts India in Chennai on Oct. 8.
Australia squad:
Pat Cummins (captain), Sean Abbott, Alex Carey, Cameron Inexperienced, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa
(With inputs from Reuters)

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