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Australia Test Squad for West Indies Tour Announced

Melbourne: Captain Michael Clarke who is recovering from a hamstring injury and Ricky Ponting who was dropped from the recently concluded CB Series were included in Australia's 16-man squad for the three-Test tour in West Indies from next month on Wednesday.

The 37-year-old Ponting, who stepped down from limited-overs cricket after getting the axe from the ODI squad last month, has been retained in the Test line-up after a magnificent test series against India

Other players recalled are Shane Watson, James Pattinson and Micheal Beer. Shane Watson and James Pattinson are returning after nursing injuries.

Squad: Michael Clarke (captain), Shane Watson, Michael Beer, Ed Cowan, Peter Forrest, Brad Haddin, Ryan Harris, Ben Hilfenhaus, Michael Hussey, Nathan Lyon, James Pattinson, Ricky Ponting, Peter Siddle, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner.


By Indian Sports News Network


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