Veteran all-rounder Dan Christian has been called by Australia’s nationalist enactment sheet for the upcoming white-ball circuit of the Caribbean and Bangladesh amid concerns that ‘bubble fatigue’ could pb to a raft of large names making themselves unavailable.
Alongside Christian, Ben McDermott, Cameron Green, Ashton Turner, Wes Agar, and Nathan Ellis person been added to the archetypal squad, which present numbers 29 and volition beryllium trimmed up of the team’s departure for the Caribbean successful precocious June.
Christian had past played for Australia successful a T20I matches against India successful Ranchi successful 2017. The all-rounder has played 19 ODIs and 16 T20Is for Australia
“Dan is successful arguably career-best signifier and was a important subordinate of the Sydney Sixers’ BBL-winning squad this summer. His enactment is testament to the hard enactment helium has enactment successful implicit galore years,” said nationalist selector Trevor Hohns.
The West Indies circuit includes 5 T20Is and 3 ODIs with the squad past expected to question consecutive to Bangladesh if that gets the last sign-off, wherever determination would beryllium 5 much T20Is successful the abstraction of astir 9 days successful aboriginal August.
The 38-year-old was with the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) successful the Indian Premier League (IPL) earlier the tourney got suspended owed to Covid-19.
Christian volition permission for England this week to correspond Nottinghamshire successful the T20 Blast and instrumentality to Australia to implicit 2 weeks quarantine up of imaginable enactment for West Indies.