Australia, on Monday, announced their unchanged squad for the remaining Ashes. Pat Cummins and Josh Hazelwood, who missed the second Test in Adelaide are likely to return for the Boxing Day Test, scheduled to be played in Melbourne.
Pat Cummins, who was announced as the regular captain of the Australian Test team after Tim Paine was sacked from leadership missed the second Test after coming in contact with Covid-19 positive person in Adelaide. While Josh Hazelwood missed the Adelaide Test as he picked up a side strain.
In their absence, Michael Neser and Jhye Richardson made it to the playing XI. However, the duo’s absence didn’t haunt Aussies as they are in a commanding position, 3 wickets away from victory.
Australia squad for the last 3 Ashes Tests
Pat Cummins (Captain), Alex Carey (wicketkeeper), Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Marcus Harris, Travis Head, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Michael Neser, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Mitchell Swepson, David Warner.