Australian stand-in skipper George Bailey told on Wednesday that young Nic Maddinson will make his international debut against India in Thursday's one-off Twenty20 match at Rajkot.
Bailey added that there can't be no clear favourites. He said, "One performance with the bat can change the match. So if there is a favourite then it is by very small margin."
"Nic will certainly play," Bailey confirmed on Wednesday.
"Nic I think this format really suits him. He's had a really good Australia A winter for us, so it's really about him continuing that. He's an aggressive player who likes to take the game on.
"He ticks a lot of the attributes that we like in Twenty20. He has handy left-arm spinners as well. Certainly one of the things we look at is guys who can add strings to their bow."
"He takes on all bowling, and I think anyone that has seen him play will be testament to that," Finch said.
"He gives it a good smack and he's a really good player."
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