David Hussey on stand-by for injured Clarke

February 16th, 2008 - 7:21 pm ICT by admin  


Adelaide, Feb 16 (IANS) Batsman David Hussey was Saturday added to the Australian squad as a stand-by for injured Michael Clarke for the Commonwealth Bank Series one-dayer against India here Sunday. Clarke bruised his ribs during Australia’s win over Sri Lanka at the Western Australian Cricket Association ground in Perth Friday. Hussey will join the Australian squad here Sunday morning, said chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch.

Australia are currently at the top of the table with 12 points after the three teams have played four matches each. India, who had to share points after their first two matches were abandoned due to rains, are second with eight points and Sri Lanka have six.

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