Cricket Australia (CA) introduced on Thursday the inclusion of 20 gamers within the centrally contracted listing, together with Marnus Labuschagne, whereas left-handed batsman Usman Khawaja has been dropped from the listing. This is the primary time in 5 years that Khwaja has been overlooked of the central contract listing.
The six new names CA has introduced to be included within the central contracted listing embrace Mitchell Marsh, Ashton Egger, Joey Burns, Ken Richardson and Matthew Wade, along with Marnus Labuschagne. All have been upgraded to contracted stock within the final 12 months.
At the identical time, gamers who’ve been overlooked of the central contract listing embrace Nathan Coulter Nile, Peter Handscomb, Marcus Harris, Sean Marsh, Marcus Stoinis and Ashton Turner. <! –
Australian crew chief selector Travel Hawns stated, "The return of Marnus Labuschagne has been very strong, emerging as a good Test match player. Ashton Agar's form has been exceptional in T20 internationals while Kane Richardson has been in T 20 more ODIs have been fantastic. "
Players included within the central contract listing:
Ashton Egger, Joey Burns, Alex Carrie, Pat Cummins, Aaron Finch, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Marnus Labushan, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tim Paine, James Pattinson, Zhai Richardson, Ken Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc , Matthew Wade, David Warner and Adam Jampa.