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Sport Alex Carey to lead strong Australia A side to face Pakistan

02:50  29 october  2019
02:50  29 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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The Australian national selection panel has named a strong Australia A side to play Pakistan in a three-day tour match in Perth.

South Australian Alex Carey will skipper the side, which also includes Ashes stars Marcus Harris, Usman Khawaja and Travis Head.

It'll be a final opportunity for the trio to push their claims for selection in Australia's Test side, ahead of the first match against Pakistan on November 21.

Meanwhile, Victorian pair Will Pucovski and Nic Maddinson will also be given a chance to back up their excellent start to the Sheffield Shield season.

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National selector Trevor Hohns believes the strong side named will hand a number of players the opportunity of a final push for Test selection ahead of a busy summer schedule.

“We are pleased to pick a strong XI for the three-day tour match against Pakistan, several of whom were part of our successful Ashes campaign in the UK during the winter.

“We will closely monitor performances in this match as well as the coming rounds of the Sheffield Shield before deciding upon our squad for the two-Test series against Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Victorian pair Will Pucovski and Nic Maddinson will also be given a chance to back up their excellent start to the Sheffield Shield season.

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“Alex Carey has proven himself to be an exceptional leader in his role as vice-captain of the Australian men’s One-Day International and Twenty20 International teams.

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"This fixture represents an opportunity to provide Alex with more leadership experience and he will be supported by two experienced vice-captains in Usman Khawaja and Travis Head.

“In terms of the batting line-up, we were eager to give Khawaja, Head and Marcus Harris another opportunity to push their respective cases for Test selection this summer given all three were part of our winter Ashes campaign.

“Joe Burns was an unlucky omission for that tour to the UK and deserves a chance to push his case for Test selection in this tour match.

"Additionally, Will Pucovski and Nic Maddinson have started the season strongly for Victoria and we’re looking forward to giving them an opportunity to perform against a quality international team. Both are exciting batsmen whom we’ve had our eye on for some time.

Australia A XI to face Pakistan:

Alex Carey (c) (South Australia)

Marcus Harris (Victoria)

Joe Burns (Queensland)

Usman Khawaja (vc) (Queensland)

Will Pucovski (Victoria)

Travis Head (vc) (South Australia)

Nic Maddinson (Victoria)

Michael Neser (Queensland)

Jhye Richardson (Western Australia)

Sean Abbott (New South Wales)

Riley Meredith (Tasmania)

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