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Australia A squad has been announced for the 2nd practice match against India

December 9, 2020

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Cricket Australia (CA) reported Australia A squad for the 2nd practice match against India A from December 11 to December 13 at Sydney Cricket Ground. This game will be a Day-Night affair and will go about as a decent practice for both the players prior to locking horns against one another in the first pink-ball Test of the four-match Border Gavaskar Trophy, beginning from December 17 in Adelaide.

The two groups had likewise included in a training game from December 6 to December 8 at Drummoyne Oval in Sydney that had brought about a draw. Cricket Australia has named wicketkeeper-batsman Alex Carey as the captain of the side for the second practice match against India.

Aside from him, Australia A 12-member squad additionally includes Test team members Joe Burns, Mark Steketee, Harry Conway, and Will Sutherland, Cameron Green, and Mitchell Swepson, Sean Abbott, Moises Henriques.

Joe Burns will be anticipating scoring runs in the subsequent practice game

This would be the last opportunity for Joe Burns to intrigue the management to guarantee his spot in Australia's playing XI in the profoundly foreseen Test series against India. Burns was seen attempting to get moving in red-ball cricket with an average of simply 8.71 this midyear. He additionally neglected to make an imprint with the willow in the primary practice game. He enrolled a score of 4 and 0 across two innings.

Additionally, the mantle of scoring runs falls on Burns after Australia's in-form batsman Will Pucovski is ruled out of the game. Pucovski endured a blackout in the first practice match. The quick bowlers like Mark Steketee, who got a five-wicket haul in the primary practice game; and Sean Abbott will likewise be enthused about having an impact in the second practice game.

All things considered, the Indian group is yet to uncover its squad for the second practice game. Notwithstanding, it is normal that a ton of enormous names will highlight in the match. It will give them an encounter of playing pink-ball cricket before the Adelaide Test. Remarkably, this would be the first occasion that Men dressed in Blue would include in a Day-Night Test outside India.

Australia A squad: Alex Carey (C and WK); Sean Abbott; Joe Burns, Harry Conway; Ben McDermott; Mark Steketee; Will Sutherland; Mitchell Swepson; Cameron Green; Marcus Harris; Moises Henriques; Nic Maddinson.

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