Australian Test Squad To Tour South Africa Named

Touring in March


22 January 2018

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Australia has named the Test squad to tour South Africa in March.

Left arm spinner Jon Holland and quick Jhye Richardson are the two left-field additions to the squad.

Holland averages 54.8 with the ball from the two Tests he played in Sri Lanka in 2016, while Richardson has taken 21 wickets at 25.71 from his five first class matches.

 

Full squad:

Steve Smith (captain)

Dave Warner (vice captain)

Cameron Bancroft

Jackson Bird

Pat Cummins

Pete Handscomb

Josh Hazlewood

Jon Holland

Usman Khawaja

Nathan Lyon

Mitch Marsh

Shaun Marsh

Tim Paine

Jhye Richardson

Mitch Starc

 

The first of four Tests in South Africa starts on the first of March.

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