AAP Australian Sports – SYDNEY, Nov 8 AAP – Star pacemen Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins have been left out of Australia’s Twenty20 squad, with returning left-armer Jason Behrendorff given a chance to shine in their absence.

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  • SYDNEY, Nov 8 AAP – Star pacemen Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins have been left out of Australia’s Twenty20 squad, with returning left-armer Jason Behrendorff given a chance to shine in their absence.
  • Starc, Hazlewood and Cummins will skip all four games, ensuring they can work on their red-ball bowling ahead of Australia’s four-Test series against India that starts on December 6.
  • Of Australia’s Test XI that faced Pakistan last month, Finch is the only player taking part in the upcoming T20s.
  • “While I know all four have a desire to be playing cricket for Australia in every format, with a really tough Test series against India coming up, we believe their best preparation is to go back and get some really good cricket under their belts in the Sheffield Shield.
  • T20 squad: Aaron Finch (capt), Alex Carey, Ashton Agar, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, D’Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa.

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