Chris Lynn back for Australia; two vice-captains named for T20s too

Shocking Chris Lynn has returned to Australia's T20 squad for the series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. Lynn, whose shoulder problems have been well documented, was presented for the last time in Australia in February this year, before there was a new shoulder dislocation during the triple T20 series against England and New Zealand left him aside once plus.

In the case of the test team, Australia has also appointed two vice captains for the T20. Watchman Alex Carey and veteran Mitchell Marsh, who is also one of the test officials, will back captain Aaron Finch in the three T20I against Pakistan. Finch and Carey formed the leadership group in the previous T20I assignment in Australia, the tri-series in Zimbabwe in July.

The captain and vice-captains participated in a selection process similar to that used to select the heads of the test. Team, said coach Justin Langer. Marsh and Josh Hazlewood, the vice test captains, were nominated for the first time by their Australian teammates, before making leadership presentations to a seven-person panel composed of Langer, the coach Greg Chappell, the board director Mark Taylor, President David Peever, the selection committee President Trevor Hohns, team psychologist Michael Lloyd and team performance manager Pat Howard.

"They are outstanding young men and extremely talented cricketers, to be backed by their peers, and then to back them up with powerful presentations, they just demonstrated their leadership qualities and vision for Australian cricket," said Langer. "Aaron has already been Australia's captain in the last T20s we played in Zimbabwe, and I was very impressed with his impact on the testing team here in the UAE, we know he is an exceptional player, and possibly the most outstanding the T20 form, player of the world at this time.

"As we explained when he was selected as vice captain of joint test last week, Mitch has experience as captain of Australia A and WA, and is an extremely popular member of the team. He is a very talented and humble young man who directs his actions and shows genuine care for his teammates.

"Alex has great leadership qualities, and again we were very impressed by the way he was introduced to the interview panel, he already knows the role he played in the recent captaincy on the recent tour of Zimbabwe, and as a watchman he has eyes behind the stumps that we think are extremely beneficial to the team, he is an elite professional who also supports his words through his actions. "

Runner Nathan Lyon also figures in the squad of 14 men. Lyon had played only the T20I, and that was in January 2016.

The seamstress Nathan Coulter-Nile is another man who returns to the national team after a long break. He has not played a single game for Australia in 2018 to this point due to back problems. Speaking of his and Lynn's inclusions, Langer said: "Chris Lynn responded well to his shoulder injury and was a professional during his rehabilitation, he had an outstanding campaign in the JLT Cup [domestic one-dayers] to date and reminded us of how explosive and He can be a cricketer.

"Likewise, Nathan Coulter-Nile has done an excellent job recovering from an injury. He has shown great resilience and struggles to return to the form required to be selected on the Australian side of the T20. He is an excellent white-bowling player and gives us another mature player on the team. "

He also includes the no-hitter Ben McDermott, who comes in the following scores of 56, 117, 28, 102 * and 76 in the JLT One-Day Cup. "Ben McDermott is another young player who has been rewarded for taking his game to the next level," said Langer. "He has worked hard to improve his strength and fitness, and not There is no doubt that he has been a key factor behind his impressive form in the JLT Cup. He performed well in the BBL, and is an excellent young man. "

The three T20s will follow the two Tests against Pakistan, and will be played in Abu Dhabi and Dubai between October 24 and 28.

Squadron : Aaron Finch (capt), Mitchell Marsh (vice-capt), Alex Carey (vice-capt), Ashton Agar, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Chris Lynn, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Ben McDermott, D & # 39 ; Arcy Short, Billy Stanlake, Mitchell Starc, Andrew Tye, Adam Zampa

source:- espncricinfo.com

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