Usman Khawaja and Marnus Labuschagne are set to make their first appearance in the BBL, the start of a bumper week of Test stars returning to the Big Bash.
Khawaja and Marnus will be the first Australian Test stars to return:-
Brisbane’s Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne and Matthew Renshaw will be the first Australian Test stars to return to the Big Bash this summer, with the trio named for the Heat’s clash with the Perth Scorchers at the Gabba on Wednesday night.
Khawaja is set to make his debut for the club after switching from Sydney Thunder during the off-season, while Labuschagne returns for his seventh season with the Heat after playing one match last summer following the Ashes.
Both Played their last match of KFC BBL:-
The pair are considering like-minded replacements for the overseas pair of Colin Munro and Sam Billings, who both played their last KFC BBL match.
The Scorchers suffered a seven-wicket defeat before leaving for the UAE International League T20 on Saturday.
Khawaja will captain the team and is expecting to replace Munro at the top of the order, while Labuschagne could slot in at No.3 or No.4, depending on how the Heat decides to line up.
Alex and have worked with Cricket Australia:-
SACA general manager Tim Nielsen said: “After two and a half months of Test cricket and a lot of travel, we have worked with Travis, Alex, and Cricket Australia to ensure they are both well rested through a busy summer.” Cricket.
“Given the Test and ODI tour of India in February and March. This period has been seen as the only chance for both of them to recover after a big summer of Test cricket. Take a physical and mental break and enjoy some time at home.” I was recognizing.
The players were naming in Australia’s Test squad yesterday morning. For their four-Test tour of India starting February 9 in Nagpur. Will also join the squad for their club’s BBL finals campaign. Leaving for the subcontinent at the end of the month. will not be available.