Peter Siddle named in Australian squad for 1st ODI against India

Peter Siddle named in Australian squad for 1st ODI against India

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Jan 2019, 03:52 pm

Sydney, Jan 11 (IBNS): Displaying some strong performance in the domestic T20 league or BBL, Peter Siddle has earned a position in the first ODI squad to play against India in Sydney.

Captain Aaron Finch confirmed the squad for the match.

Siddle with join Jhye Richardson, Jason Behrendorff and Nathan Lyon as the four specialist bowlers in the XI.

Finch will join gloveman Alex Carey in the top order.

Usman Khawaja will bat in the third position.

"It's just an opportunity to see Alex play in a position he's done quite bit in Big Bash and one-day cricket," Finch was quoted as saying by Cricket Australia when asked about Carey's promotion from No. 7 to opener.

"It's a position he's performed really well with in the last couple of years," he said.

"He's been shuffled around the order a bit in the last little while trying to search for that process and right balance of the side and he'll get a good opportunity up there," he said.

Gillette ODI Series v India

Australia ODI squad: Aaron Finch (c), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Mitch Marsh, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Peter Siddle, Billy Stanlake, Marcus Stoinis, Ashton Turner, Adam Zampa

India ODI squad: Virat Kohli (c), Rohit Sharma (vc), KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni (wk), Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Khaleel Ahmed, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

First ODI: January 12, SCG (D/N)

Second ODI: January 15, Adelaide Oval (D/N)

Third ODI: January 18, MCG (D/N)

Peter Siddle named in Australian squad for 1st ODI against India

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