World Cup squads: Clarke named Australia's skipper, Maxwell gets an opportunity

Sydney:  Clarke, World Health Organization uncomprehensible the ultimate 3 Tests against Asian country following the surgery, has been given till February twenty one to prove his fitness for the one-day tournament. Selectors named archangel Clarke on Sunday as captain of Australia's squad for next month's tournament, with a fitness contingency ought to he not be ready to play following recent hamstring surgery.

He is each of} the world's best batsmen and that we wish to allow him every probability to prove his fitness for a tournament as vital as this one.

Captain archangel Clarke can lead our tournament campaign ought to he pass though his injury," chief selector Rod Marsh aforesaid.

He understands that and is functioning inexhaustibly with medical workers to induce back to fitness. A standby player for Clarke has not been named but Marsh aforesaid that if he became untouchable, Saint George Bailey would captain the facet in his absence.

We have aforesaid that if archangel has not recovered by our second match of the tournament against People's Republic of Bangladesh on twenty one February, we are going to replace him within the squad.

Our medical workers square measure happy together with his progress following hamstring surgery in December and he continues to endure thorough rehabilitation work with a read to being able to play a crucial role within the tournament.

Selectors additionally enclosed all-rounders Shane Watson and James William Falkner, whereas the versatile Glenn Maxwell gets his probability.

Xavier Doherty was picked because the sole recognised spinner, with Maxwell expected to supply the side`s spin in most games.

All-rounder Mitchell Marsh, World Health Organization uncomprehensible the recent Melbourne and Sydney Tests against Asian country with hamstring bother, was additionally named during a squad that contained few surprises.

David Warner and Aaron oscine bird can open the batting for Australia, with batsmen Steve Smith, within the style of his life when marking 769 runs within the four-Test series against Asian country, and Bailey misestimation out the squad.

Mitchell Johnson, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and jolly Hazlewood comprise Australia`s pace attack, whereas Brad Haddin can keep wickets.

Marsh aforesaid expert Marsh was on course to be appropriate the beginning of the globe Cup. Mitchell is progressing well together with his rehab and that we expect him to be offered at some stage throughout the tri-series against Asian country with the aim to possess him well ready for the globe Cup," the chief selector aforesaid.

Australia: archangel Clarke (c), Saint George Bailey, Pat Cummins, Saint Francis Xavier Doherty, James William Falkner, Aaron oscine bird, Brad Haddin, jolly Hazlewood, Mitchell Johnson, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, David Warner, Shane Watson.

These players have extremely gelled over the past eighteen months with their preparation meshed towards giving United States the most effective probability of winning a tournament on home soil. Australia square measure chasing a record fifth ICC Cricket tournament when winning the tournament in Asian country in 1987, European country in 1999, South Africa in 2003 and also the archipelago in 2007.

This cluster has compete a significant role in obtaining Australia back to darling in one-day cricket and that we feel we've the correct mixture of players to represent our country on the largest stage of all.

Australia begin their tournament campaign against European country at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 14.

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