WA Today – The schedule for that trip to the United Arab Emirates is yet to be locked in but the Test series is expected to take place in early October.

Summary

  • The schedule for that trip to the United Arab Emirates is yet to be locked in but the Test series is expected to take place in early October.
  • The worst-case scenario for Marsh, now one of the first batsmen picked in a reshuffled Test order, would have been going under the knife.
  • The 35-year-old’s international career appeared over this time last year, when he was axed for a Test tour of Bangladesh and left off CA’s contract list.
  • But Marsh rewarded selectors’ faith in the ensuing Ashes series, with the highlight his man-of-the-match century that delivered Australia a 2-0 lead at Adelaide Oval.
  • West Australian quick Joel Paris, among the contenders to be called up to the Test squad should the frontline pace stars be sidelined, will now feature in both the one-day and first-class sections of the upcoming Australia A tour.


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