Leg-spinner Swepson in line for the first Test, while Marsh brothers, agar-agar and Maxwell all serve the same group of 16 men
Australia announced a 16-man Test squad by Qantas Tour India under the leg-spinner Swepson Mitch receive international call-up for the first time.
The 23-year-old Queenslander was named alongside Ashton Agar and Glenn Maxwell gave Australia five spin options, by making tweakers Nathan Lyon and Stephen O’Keefe also selected.
Spain: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (VC), Ashton Agar, Jackson Bird, Peter Handscomb, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Stephen O’Keefe, Matthew Renshaw, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, Matthew Wade
Allrounder Mitchell Marsh has earnt a call back, which means there is no room for the team to 6 Hilton Cartwright, who has played in SCG Test earlier this month.
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Breaking A Finger by Shaun Marsh
Batsman Shaun Marsh back into the set-up after breaking a finger while testing the first Commonwealth Bank of South Africa in November and decided to surgery. It was restored by diving KFC Big League with Perth Scorchers.
Wicketkeeper Matthew Wade was named the only specialist on staff that removal of his predecessor, Peter Nevill, after the defeat of locations in Australia to South Africa in Hobart in November.
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Seamer Jackson Bird
height seamer Jackson Bird, who was replaced last test in Australia O’Keefe SCG against Pakistan, has been named one of the front three Quicks the next launch of the tip of Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood.
Interim President selector Trevor Hohns said the selection panel considered the South Australian leg-spinner Adam Zampa but down Swepson, shows that it is more than a goal to take a risk.
“I think that the leg-spinner would be handy to have around, whether they play or not in the hands of the gods now,” said Hohns Sunday.
“I thought about going to attack the leg-spinner more than defense. It’s not respectful to Adam. Adam is as well.
“Mitchell Swepson to reach the highway. It’s exciting young leg-spinner, rip good kicking, he walks on the goal-spinner.
“At the end of the day, you need to take the score to win a Test match. Given the opportunity, I felt there was a role to play, and if he will not have a lot of experience to be . ”
Hohns said that flexibility is important for Australia to be if they want to turn the Test team in your own home.
“We do not know what the road conditions, we will fight them everywhere, but they wanted to have flexibility and choice available to us,” said Hohns.
“We know that India is a very difficult to travel to and succeed, and international groups have struggled to cope with the situation, but we have chosen a group that I will work hard to properly deal with provide a good reason alone to minors.
“We hope that all the young players they choose to take a great experience.”
Swepson stake claims to ‘A’ series: Quick individuals
Hohns said the panel was Swepson and left arm orthodox spinner to give voice to a number of spin-opportunities and at the same time suggests century Shaun Marsh in the last Test in Australia count to favor youth.
“(It) is the source spinner left hand, which can be very interesting with the bat as well as to add. It gives us a well-rounded package of all.”
“Shaun (Marsh) was tested in a hundred youth and came to the last Test in Sri Lanka. It is your batsman who can be loaded on top or in the middle of the order.”
Australia’s last Test series win in India in 2004, breaking a 35-year drought in the sub-continent, India and will likely test No.1 ranking International Cricket Council.
The two teams will play four tests, with the beginning of Pune on February 23