Australian, The – TAUNTON MITCHELL Marsh will bat at No.6 for Australia against Sri Lanka on Saturday if Marcus Stoinis fails to recover from a side strain.

Summary

  • TAUNTON MITCHELL Marsh will bat at No.6 for Australia against Sri Lanka on Saturday if Marcus Stoinis fails to recover from a side strain.
  • Older brother Shaun Marsh revealed Mitch was in the best physical shape of his life as Australian selectors consider pulling their first change to the 15-man World Cup squad.
  • The all-rounder was Australia’s ODI player of the year in 2018, but has struggled in the recent winning run.
  • In Australia’s past 11 ODIs — of which it won 10 before Sunday’s loss to India — ­Stoinis averaged just 14.3 runs at a strike rate of 82.7.
  • Marsh made Australia’s 2015 World Cup squad but played just three games and was overlooked for the final.

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