Sport Mitch Marsh back in Australia's Test mix

03:00  07 december  2017
03:00  07 december  2017 Source:   MSN

Mitch Marsh in the mix for Test recall

  Mitch Marsh in the mix for Test recall Australia could add an allrounder to their XI as early as the third Test and don't be surprised if it's Mitch Marsh who is given the call-up. Australia's great allrounder debate is set to be reignited next week, with Mitch Marsh having resumed bowling after his shoulder reconstruction.National selectors named a 13-man squad for the first and second Ashes Tests and will be reluctant to change a winning side should Australia grab a 2-0 lead in the five-match series.But they will also be keen to give frontline pacemen Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood and Pat Cummins some form of respite during the remaining Tests.

Marsh disagrees, adamant he can carve a career with the bat even if the numbers – two Test 50s from 31 innings and an average of 23 – suggest that may His form for Victoria has not been flash either this summer, with bat or ball, but he is set to play an important role in Australia ' s campaign in India.

So, where did things go wrong and can Australia turn this series back around? Burning questions from the second Test . If not mitch marsh , who? Lyon’ s control in the first innings was key to his haul of wickets, but this fell away badly as he mixed in full tosses and irregular lengths with the

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Mitch Marsh says he's ready to bowl if called upon to play as an allrounder in the third Ashes Test on his home ground next week in Perth.

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  Marsh emotions run high after ton vindicates Ashes pick After scoring an unbeaten hundred to put England on the back foot in Adelaide, Shaun Marsh was quick to credit his support cast.Marsh was unbeaten on 126 when Australia declared at 442-8 in their first innings, with England reaching 29-1 before rain brought a premature end to a stern examination under the lights in Adelaide.

Australia ' s preferred Test allrounder, Mitchell Marsh is a tall fast bowler who can hit 140kph and has shown promise as a lower middle-order batsman. Marsh honed his skills in the Australian dressing room as a child, when his father Geoff was the national coach. Marsh was also a promising junior

The Aussie cricketers arrived in Adelaide ahead of the second test on Saturday. Australia ' s great allrounder debate is set to be reignited next week, with Mitch Marsh having resumed bowling "He's an option with another few allrounders if we go down that path, but it's good to see him back bowling."

Having fully recovered from a right shoulder reconstruction that cut short his tour of India earlier this year, Marsh has been added to the 13-man Australian squad, replacing SA swing bowler Chadd Sayers.

Mitch Marsh of Western Australia bowls during day three of the Sheffield Shield. © Michael Dodge/Getty Images Mitch Marsh of Western Australia bowls during day three of the Sheffield Shield. "There's always pressure for spots when you're playing for Australia (but) I'm feeling really confident in my game at the moment," the 26-year-old Marsh told reporters in Melbourne on Thursday.

Rain threatens Australia's Ashes parade .
Rain is predicted in Perth on the fourth and fifth days, as Australia press for a third Test win against England.Rain and late storms are forecast for Sunday with Australia 4-549, some 146 runs ahead of England, in the third Test.

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