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06:52  07 october  2019
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Like Smith , Warner returned to play at the inaugural Global T20 Canada in June, before also featuring in the Caribbean Premier League. Warner , like Smith and Bancroft, has slowly worked his way back into the circle of his teammates, with Australia coach Justin Langer inviting the banned opener to train

JLT Sheffield Shield 2018-19. Door ajar for Smith , Warner Shield returns . If the Blues don't reach the Shield final, Smith and Warner will likely look to play in the Indian Premier League in April-May in order to find form ahead of Australia's World Cup defence in the UK, which will be followed by an

Steve Smith and David Warner headline the New South Wales side to play Queensland in the Sheffield Shield opener at the Gabba from Thursday.© AAP Images Steve Smith and David Warner headline the New South Wales side to play Queensland in the Sheffield Shield opener at the Gabba from Thursday.

David Warner and Steve Smith will play their first Sheffield Shield games for NSW in nearly two years, while a trio of star bowlers will sit out the season opener against Queensland at the Gabba.

Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood and Nathan Lyon have all been rested following heavy workloads during Australia's tour of England, while Test aspirant Kurtis Patterson (quad) will miss the clash with the Bulls from Thursday.

Mitchell Starc will join Warner and Smith though, who both return to the Shield arena for the first time since their ball tampering bans ruled them out last summer.

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On the way back: Steve Smith and David Warner will be available from March. Credit:AAP. The numbers in the Shield also make for sobering reading with few players in Smith and Warner have another three months of their 12-month ban to serve before they are eligible for international selection.

Steve Smith 's stunning return through England largely masked a disturbingly fraught top seven, with Marnus Labuschagne's emergence the only other Asked if Warner needed to impress through the opening shield matches, Hohns replied: "What I am saying is it will be nice to have him playing and

Their last outings came in November 2017, also against Queensland.

Fellow Ashes tourists Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne and Michael Neser have been named for Queensland, while towering Billy Stanlake is also a chance of playing just his fifth first-class game.

In-form Blues batsman Daniel Hughes will look to transfer his form to the longer format as one contender hoping to make the most of four Shield rounds before the summer's first Test against Pakistan at the Gabba from November 21.

Hughes amassed 742 Shield runs last season and is the the leading one-day run-scorer this season, with 300 from four matches at an average of 100.

Defending champions Victoria host South Australia and Western Australia play Tasmania in the other games.

Mitchell Marsh to undergo scans after punching dressing room wall .
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