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Renshaw to face England in one-dayer

Axed Australia Test opener to captain CA XI in 50-over tour match against England ahead of ODI series

Cricket Network

4 January 2018, 12:33 PM AEST

Queensland opener Matt Renshaw will lead a Cricket Australia XI in a one-day tour match against England at Sydney's Drummoyne Oval on January 11.

The CA XI, picked by the Youth Selection Panel, features five players from South Australia, two from Victoria and Tasmania, and one each from New South Wales, Queensland and Western Australia.

Renshaw, who has played 10 Tests for Australia, leads the side, which also features South Australia quick Chadd Sayers and teenage Victorian batsman Mackenzie Harvey, nephew of former Australia ODI player Ian Harvey.

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The squad will be mentored by former Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, with legendary quick Glenn McGrath taking on an assistant coach role.

The average age of the squad is just under 22, with Harvey (17) and South Australia allrounder Ben Pengelley (19) the two youngest members.

Seven members of the squad have played JLT Sheffield Shield cricket for their states this summer, while nine have represented a CA XI at either JLT One-Day Cup level, tour matches against England or the CA Under 19 National Championships.

Travis Dean and Jake Carder have both scored centuries for the CA XI this summer – Dean in the tour match against England in Perth, and Carder in a JLT One-Day Cup clash against South Australia.

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"We've tried to get the most competitive team possible, bearing in mind Australian and BBL commitments," said national selector and national talent manager, Greg Chappell.

"It's great to have the quality and experience of Matt Renshaw and Chadd Sayers in the side, and also five others who have played Sheffield Shield cricket this season, including Travis Dean, Jake Doran and John Dalton.

"Five members of this squad represented the CA XI in the JLT One-Day Cup, including Jake Carder and Harry Nielsen who both performed well, and it's pleasing to be able to give them all another opportunity.

"Mackenzie Harvey is just 17 years old, but is a very exciting prospect. He underlined his class and potential with a century at Under 19 level against Pakistan last month, and will be eligible for the 2020 ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup.

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"This is a quality opportunity for all players involved, and hopefully this side will give England a good test ahead of the series against Australia."

Cricket Australia XI squad: Matt Renshaw (c), Gabe Bell , Jake Carder, John Dalton, Travis Dean, Jake Doran, Daniel Fallins, David Grant, Mackenzie Harvey, Harry Nielsen, Ben Pengelley, Chadd Sayers.

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