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Australia announce squad for ICC Cricket World Cup

Cricket Australia’s National Selection Panel (NSP) today announced the 15-man squad for next month’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

The Australia Team will be proudly sponsored by VB as it seeks its fourth consecutive ICC Cricket World Cup.

The squad is:

Ricky Ponting (c) TAS 36
Michael Clarke (vc) NSW 29
Doug Bollinger NSW 29
Brad Haddin NSW 33
John Hastings VIC 25
Nathan Hauritz NSW 29
David Hussey VIC 33
Mike Hussey WA 35
Mitchell Johnson WA 29
Brett Lee NSW 34
Tim Paine TAS 26
Steve Smith NSW 21
Shaun Tait SA 27
Shane Watson NSW 29
Cameron White VIC 27

Full story: Cricket Australia

 

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Hauritz, Lee and Tait named in Australia one-day squad

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Nathan Hauritz, Brett Lee and Shaun Tait have been named in the Australia squad to face England in the first of seven one-day internationals on Sunday.

Batsman David Hussey is also included but Callum Ferguson and Shaun Marsh have failed to make the squad, putting their places in the World Cup in doubt.

The deadline for the naming of the World Cup squad is 19 January, two days before the second one-dayer.

Full story: BBC Sport

 

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No Beer baffles Warne

AS THE saying goes – once bitten, twice shy. But seemingly not so for Australia, which threw caution to the wind and baffled several Test greats in the process by leaving out spinner Michael Beer in favour of a four-man pace attack for the third Test against England.

Australia used the same tactic against India in January 2008, recalling pace ace Shaun Tait at the expense of Brad Hogg. It was a move that backfired badly, with Tait failing to take a wicket as India won by 72 runs in Perth.

Full story: The Age

 

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