Timely ton for Hussey, but Hauritz to go

2009-10 SCG Test: Hussey Slog Sweep

Image by pj_in_oz via Flickr

A stylish century at the perfect time should extend Mike Hussey‘s Test career at least into next week’s Ashes opener, but the axe is set to fall on spinner Nathan Hauritz.

Hussey will be picked on Saturday in what is expected to be a 13-man squad for the Gabba first Test, after stroking 118 for Western Australia in their MCG Sheffield Shield match against Victoria on Friday.

His form would have heartened selectors, as would have an impressive five-wicket first innings haul to Australia and WA paceman Mitchell Johnson against the Bushrangers on Friday.

Full story: Sydney Morning Herald



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