Australia to rest Mike Hussey against India

February 11th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS  

Adelaide, Feb 11 (IANS) Australia will be resting veteran batsman Mike Hussey for Sunday’s One-Day International against India while all-rounder Mitchell Marsh has been brought back into the squad as his replacement.

“Mike Hussey is to be rested and will not travel with the squad to Adelaide while Ben Hilfenhaus has returned to Hobart and will not join the squad for tomorrow’s (Sunday’s) match,” Cricket Australia said in a statement.

Mitchell’s last and only ODI appearance was in October in Australia’s 93-run win over South Africa in Centurion.

Uncapped batsman Peter Forrest has again been named after missing out on selection for Friday night’s win over Sri Lanka.

Squad: Michael Clarke (captain), Dan Christian, Xavier Doherty, Peter Forrest, Ryan Harris, David Hussey, Mitchell Marsh, Clint McKay, Ricky Ponting, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner

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