The West – A refreshed Ashton Agar has put his hand up to open the batting for Perth Scorchers ahead of their Big Bash League season opener against Melbourne Renegades at Marvel Stadium on Thursday night.

Summary

  • A refreshed Ashton Agar has put his hand up to open the batting for Perth Scorchers ahead of their Big Bash League season opener against Melbourne Renegades at Marvel Stadium on Thursday night.
  • Eyebrows were raised when Agar was released from a Sheffield Shield game for WA earlier this month to spend a week with his family in Melbourne.
  • Camera IconAshton Agar of the Scorchers plays a shot during the Big Bash League (BBL) cricket match between the Adelaide Strikers and the Perth Scorchers at Traeger Park in Alice Springs, Saturday, January 13, 2018.
  • Agar averaged 49.67 last season and is keen for an opportunity, but believes the decision will be made closer to the game.
  • Agar, who still has ambitions of returning to play Test cricket for Australia, goes in with confidence after being named in the Big Bash team of the year last season.


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