Josh Hazlewood has turn into the twenty eighth cricketer to captain Australia in males’s ODIs, chosen to steer the nationwide facet for Saturday’s match in opposition to England on the SCG.
Incumbent skipper Pat Cummins, introduced as Aaron Finch’s substitute final month, has been rested for the second ODI in Sydney, with Hazlewood picked as captain forward of former skippers Alex Carey and Steve Smith.
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Carey led the Australian 50-over facet within the West Indies final 12 months, whereas Smith captained the Check staff throughout final summer season’s Ashes collection. However regardless of the duo’s prior expertise, Hazlewood has been given his first alternative to steer his nation.
The New South Wales paceman has by no means captained knowledgeable cricket match, however was named vice-captain of the Check facet in 2018 following the ball-tampering saga.
Cummins turned Australia’s twenty seventh males’s ODI captain on Thursday, main the hosts to a six-wicket victory over England at Adelaide Oval.
West Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh additionally replaces younger gun Cameron Inexperienced within the beginning XI for the second ODI.
In the meantime, Moeen Ali will lead England’s 50-over facet for the primary time on Saturday, changing wicketkeeper Jos Buttler, who has additionally been rested following the triumphant T20 World Cup marketing campaign.
The primary ball is scheduled for two.20pm AEDT.
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David Warner, Travis Head, Steve Smith, Marnus Labuschagne, Alex Carey (wk), Mitch Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Agar, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood (c)
Jason Roy, Phil Salt, Dawid Malan, James Vince, Sam Billings (wk), Moeen Ali (c), Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, Liam Dawson, David Willey, Adil Rashid