D'Arcy Short received his maiden T20I call up © Getty Images
D’Arcy Short received his maiden T20I call up © Getty Images

Australia management are set to release the trio of Travis Head, Alex Carey and D’Arcy Short for the upcoming Big Bash League final. These players will be headed to Adelaide after Australia’s first T20I against New Zealand in Sydney. The final will be played between Adelaide Strikers and Hobart Hurricanes on Sunday.

Head and Carey play for Adelaide Strikers, while Short features for Hobart Hurricanes. All three players will be back for Australia’s second T20I game against England on Wednesday at Blundstone Arena, Hobart. Strikers will be without Billy Stanlake who will will  miss out following Australia’s policy to keep a check on bowlers’ workload.

Short is the leading run-scorer in this edition of BBL: 504 runs. He is closely followed by Carey who is second best with 425 runs. Head is fourth in the list with 330 runs. Both sides will announce their squad for the final on Saturday.