Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (Australia) – Limited overs internationals dominate the new additions to Cricket Australia’s revamped contracted players list, with Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft absent.

Summary

  • Limited overs internationals dominate the new additions to Cricket Australia’s revamped contracted players list, with Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft absent.
  • Pacemen Jhye Richardson, Kane Richardson and Andrew Tye, plus all-rounder Marcus Stoinis and wicketkeeper Alex Carey are the first-timers on the 20-man list for 2018-19.
  • Paceman Chadd Sayers has again missed out despite being called up for his Test debut in South Africa late last month ahead of touring squad member Jhye Richardson.
  • The five new contractees all have international experience in limited overs cricket, with Stoinis a one-day international century-maker.
  • Kane Richardson has played 21 limited-overs internationals, while T20 specialist Tye has been on the national team scene since early 2016 as one of the best Big Bash League bowlers in the past two seasons.


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