Smith, Warner return for Australia's World Cup tilt
15 April, 2019, 15:14 | Author: Suzanne Horton
The Victorian's ability to keep wickets even had some pundits predicting he would take the gloves ahead of Alex Carey, but the South Australian has held his spot and is the sole gloveman in the squad.
Spinners Nathan Lyon and Adam Zampa have made the cut, with selectors going for the pace of Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Jhye Richardson and Jason Behrendorff, who has been in fine form in the IPL. During the tour of India, he had also scored his maiden ODI ton.
Australia start their World Cup campaign against Afghanistan in Bristol on 1 June. Finch is the World Cup captain, due to the leadership ban imposed on Smith.
"The fifteen-player squad for the ICC world cup will assemble in Brisbane for a training camp at the National Cricket Centre on May 2", Cricket Australia said.
Hohns said fast bowlers Mitchell Starc and Jhye Richardson have been named subject to fitness.
"Unfortunately, from the recent squad which toured India and the UAE, Peter Handscomb, Ashton Turner and Kane Richardson have made way for the above inclusions, but all three have been included in the Australia A squad for the tour of England".
Warner has registered five 50-plus scores, including an unbeaten century, for Sunrisers Hyderabad in seven IPL matches this season while Smith, returning from an elbow surgery like his former deputy, has also looked in good touch for Rajasthan Royals.
Despite Smith's return, Australia will be captained by Aaron Finch in its World Cup defence, with selectors having flagged that they would continue with the man who has led the country in one-dayers in Smith's absence.
Meanwhile, pacer Hazlewood, who is out of action since January due to injury, was confident of recovering before the World Cup but the selectors chose to give him rest keeping Ashes in mid. "Our focus is to have Josh back bowling at his best for the commencement of the big Ashes Tour".
Selection chairman Trevor Hohns said choosing the squad involved several tough calls.
2019/20 CA men's contracts: Pat Cummins, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Alex Carey, Aaron Finch, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Josh Hazlewood, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine, James Pattinson, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Test opener Marcus Harris has been rewarded with his first national contract, while fit-again quicks Nathan Coulter-Nile and James Pattinson were among the new faces.
Teams have to submit their 15-member squads by 23 April but injury replacements can be named until 23 May.
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