Marnus Labuschagne’s World Cup goals are over after the batter was not noted of Australia’s prolonged 18-member squad for the showpiece event in India later this yr.
Uncapped duo of leg-spinner Tanveer Sangha and all-rounder Aaron Hardie have been picked within the squad, which will likely be trimmed to fifteen.
A five-match collection in South Africa in September would be the first project of the Pat Cummins-led aspect.
Labuschagne has performed 30 of Australia’s 38 matches since his debut in early 2020 and was a part of the group that received a three-match collection in India in March this yr.
Mitchell Marsh, Cameron Inexperienced, Marcus Stoinis and Sean Abbott are the frontline seam-bowling all-rounders, whereas Ashton Agar and Sangha be a part of Adam Zampa as their spin choices.
Skipper Cummins sustained a wrist harm in the course of the latest Ashes collection that may hold him out of the three-match T20 collection in South Africa previous the one-dayers.
“We view a interval of enforced relaxation for Pat as a Positive forward of this essential World Cup marketing campaign,” Australia’s choice chair George Bailey mentioned in an announcement.
“There are nonetheless a variety of video games he may play earlier than the World Cup which is greater than sufficient for him to have a robust preparation.”
In his absence, Marsh will lead Australia within the T20 collection in South Africa.
All-rounder Glenn Maxwell will miss the ODIs in South Africa as he expects the arrival of his first youngster, and can be a part of the group in India for a three-match ODI collection in September.
5-time champions Australia will start their World Cup marketing campaign with an October 8 conflict with hosts India in Chennai.
Australia ODI squad
Pat Cummins (captain), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Inexperienced, Aaron Hardie, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.