Christian lone new face in Aus T20 squad

Updated: 17 February 2010 18:25 IST

Explosive all-rounder Daniel Christian became only the second aboriginal player to get a national call after he was selected in the Australian squad.

Melbourne:

Explosive all-rounder Daniel Christian became only the second aboriginal player to get a national call after he was selected in the Australian squad for the two Twenty20 Internationals against West Indies.

Christian has joined former pacer Jason Gillespie on the list after he was picked up in Australia 14-member squad for two games to be held in Hobart on Sunday and Sydney on February 23.

Christian, who was rewarded for his form in both Twenty20 and one-day cricket on the domestic circuit, is the only new face in the squad that defeated Pakistan at the MCG earlier this month.

The squad will be led by Michael Clarke and will have pace trio of Mitchell Johnson, Shaun Tait and Dirk Nannes.

Topics : Cricket Sreesanth
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