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Hailed by Greg, Green in squad

The 21-year-old scored 197 against New South Wales last week following a half-century against South Australia
Cameron Green

Reuters   |   Melbourne   |   Published 30.10.20, 02:46 AM

Western Australia all-rounder Cameron Green has been named in the Australia squad for the limited-overs series against India after being in sparkling form in the domestic Sheffield Shield.

Termed by former captain Greg Chappell as the best young player since Ricky Ponting, the 21-year-old Green scored 197 against New South Wales last week following a half-century against South Australia.

“Cameron’s domestic form has been outstanding and he carried it through for Western Australia this summer,” chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns said.

“As a potential player of the future, this is an opportunity for him to be part of the squad and build on his experience.”

Green is joined in the 18-man squad by seasoned New South Wales all-rounder Moises Henriques, who earns his first call-up in three years.

Henriques has been preferred to Mitchell Marsh.

Uncapped all-rounder Daniel Sams has been retained in the white-ball squad that toured England.

Squad for ODIs & T20Is

Aaron Finch (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Adam Zampa.

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