Mid-day – Having already secured a place in the national Test team as a middle-order batsman, Australian veteran Shaun Marsh has said that he is comfortable to open the batting for his side if required later this year.

Summary

  • Having already secured a place in the national Test team as a middle-order batsman, Australian veteran Shaun Marsh has said that he is comfortable to open the batting for his side if required later this year.
  • The top-three spots of the Australian side are up for grabs after former captain Steve Smith, former vice-captain David Warner were handed one-year ban while all-rounder Cameron Bancroft was given nine-month suspension for their involvement in massive ball-tampering scandal.
  • Warner and Bancroft had opened the batting for the Australian side in the eight consecutive Tests before the pair was suspended from playing in the international cricket.
  • With new coach Justin Langer looking to fill in the vacant spots, Marsh said that he is ready to open the batting for the team if his captain wants him to do so.
  • I just want to put my focus and energy on the next few months for Australia and Glamorgan,” cricket.com.au quoted Marsh, as saying.


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