Ben Dunk has been rewarded with international selection after making the highest score in Australian one-day domestic cricket history.
Sydney Roosters pub brawl: Roosters player allegedly involved in pub fight in Sydney’s east
Biggest AFL trades: We rate the five biggest moves of the AFL trade and free agency period
Hayne Detroit Lions: Former Eels star reportedly offered train-and-trial deal by the NFL club
Two days after compiling the highest score in Australian domestic one-day cricket history, Tasmania’s Ben Dunk has been rewarded with selection in Australia’s T20 squad to face South Africa in November.
Dunk smashed his way to 229 not out, eclipsing David Warner’s previous record of 197 at North Sydney Oval on Saturday and has now jumped the queue in the Australia wicketkeeper standings.
With number one ‘keeper Brad Haddin in the UAE for Australia’s two-Test series against Pakistan, selectors have picked a squad full of fresh faces.
All-rounder Shane Watson will make his international return from injury after making a successful comeback in club cricket with Sutherland on Sunday.
Queensland Nathan Reardon is in line for a debut, while youngsters Cameron Boyce, Shaun Abbott and Pat Cummins have all been given a chance to continue their development at international level.
Exciting New South Wales opener Nic Maddinson returns to the fold and will likely partner Aaron Finch at the top of the order.
Aaron Finch (c) (VIC/Renegades), Sean Abbott (NSW/Sixers), Doug Bollinger (NSW/Sixers), Cameron Boyce (QLD/Hurricanes), Patrick Cummins (NSW/Thunder), Ben Cutting (QLD/Heat), Ben Dunk (wk) (TAS/Hurricanes), James Faulkner* (TAS/Stars), Nic Maddinson (NSW/Sixers), Nathan Reardon (QLD/Heat), Kane Richardson (SA/Strikers), Shane Watson (NSW/Heat), Cameron White (VIC/Stars).
*James Faulkner selected subject to Australia’s on the VB Tour of UAE