Cricket Tasmania has today advised the JLT One Day Cup Technical Committee have approved a request from the Tasmanian Tigers to bring James Faulkner into the squad for the remainder of the JLT Cup tournament.

Faulkner returns following a period of National duties with the Australian One Day squad in India, replacing Sam Rainbird in the Tigers squad with immediate effect.

The all-rounder will be available for tomorrow’s match against Western Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth. 

A replacement player for Jackson Bird, who is returning to Tasmania with hamstring tightness, is yet to yet to be decided.