By: Tarish Bhatt
Australia have named their 15-member squad for the upcoming Champions Trophy. The Aussies have named four out and out pacers, while allrounder James Faulkner has been axed from the squad.
Injured pacer Mitchell Starc has made the cut, and so is Chris Lynn. They seemed to have recovered from foot and shoulder injuries, respectively. James Pattinson, Josh Hazlewood and John Hastings are other three pacers.
“Our medical staff will continue to monitor Mitchell and Chris’ recovery from their respective injuries,” selector Trevor Hohns said. “But we are hopeful they will be fit in time for the team’s departure on May 18.”
“Both James and John have made very good returns from injury and are bowling well for their respective teams in the English County competition as well as both contributing well with the bat,” he added.
Australia Champions Trophy Squad: Steve Smith (c), David Warner (vc), Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, John Hastings, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Moises Henriques, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, James Pattinson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade and Adam Zampa