Australia announce squad for Pakistan series

Michael Hussey, who was included in the ODI squad, had skipped the England tour due to the premature birth of his fourth child AFP

By CricketCountry Staff

Sydney: Jul 16, 2012

Selectors recalled Michael Hussey for Australia‘s ODI and T20 series against Pakistan in the UAE to be played in August and September.

The left-handed batsman who, had skipped the England tour due to the premature birth of his fourth child – was one of five inclusions with Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Callum Ferguson and Dan Christian in the ODI squad.

According to a report in sportal.com, Ben Hilfenhaus and Peter Forrest were dropped from the squad that lost 4-0 to England in the recently concluded ODI seires.

Shane Watson and Pat Cummins will miss the one-day tour due to injury.

ODI squad

Michael Clarke (c), David Warner, George Bailey, Dan Christian, Xavier Doherty, Callum Ferguson, David Hussey, Michael Hussey, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, James Pattinson, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade

T20 squad

George Bailey (c), Shane Watson, Dan Christian, Pat Cummins, Xavier Doherty, Ben Hilfenhaus, Brad Hogg, David Hussey, Michael Hussey, Glenn Maxwell, Clint McKay, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner, Cameron White