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Sport Mitch Marsh back in Australia's Test mix

03:00  07 december  2017
03:00  07 december  2017 Source:   msn.com

Mitch Marsh in the mix for Test recall

  Mitch Marsh in the mix for Test recall Australia could add an allrounder to their XI as early as the third Test and don't be surprised if it's Mitch Marsh who is given the call-up. Australia's great allrounder debate is set to be reignited next week, with Mitch Marsh having resumed bowling after his shoulder reconstruction.National selectors named a 13-man squad for the first and second Ashes Tests and will be reluctant to change a winning side should Australia grab a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.But they will also be keen to give frontline pacemen Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins some form of respite during the remaining Tests.

Australia ' s preferred Test allrounder, Mitchell Marsh is a tall fast bowler who can hit 140kph and has shown promise as a lower middle-order batsman. Marsh squeezed Shane Watson out of the side during the 2015 Ashes tour of England and was given time to settle into the No.6 role

Australia all-rounder Mitchell Marsh says he "is ready to go" if his improved batting in domestic cricket earns him the nod for the third Ashes Test , which gets underway in Perth on Thursday. "I know I'm in great form at the moment, I probably didn't expect to get back in so soon after my injury.

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