The announcement by Cricket Australia that the 14-player Qantas Tour of India One-Day International Squad includes James Faulkner and Matthew Wade, and that Tim Paine and Dan Christian have been selected for th13-player T20 International Squad has been welcomed by Tasmanian cricket fans.

 

Nick Cummins, Cricket Tasmania CEO, has also praised the selection of Faulkner, Wade, Paine and Christian.

 

We are delighted that the selectors have selected the four players.  Faulkner, Wade and Paine have worked very hard during the pre-season and it is a great vote of confidence for the direction of our Men’s program. 

 

“Dan Christian has been a standout for the Hurricanes over the past two seasons and it is pleasing to see his performances recognised.

 

We wish James, Matthew, Timand Dan all the best in the upcoming series,” he said.

 

 

Qantas Tour of India ODI Squad

Steve Smith (C) NSW

David Warner (VC) NSW

Ashton Agar WA

Hilton Cartwright WA

Nathan Coulter-Nile WA

Patrick Cummins NSW

James Faulkner TAS

Aaron Finch VIC

Josh Hazlewood NSW

Travis Head SA

Glenn Maxwell VIC

Marcus Stoinis WA

Matthew Wade TAS

Adam Zampa SA

 

Qantas Tour of India T20I Squad

Steve Smith (C)  NSW

David Warner (VC) NSW

Jason Behrendorff WA

Dan Christian Hobart Hurricanes

Nathan Coulter-Nile WA

Patrick Cummins NSW

Aaron Finch VIC

Travis Head SA

Moises Henriques NSW

Glenn Maxwell VIC

Tim Paine TAS

Kane Richardson SA

Adam Zampa SA

 

 

See full Cricket Australia media release here.