Friday, August 22, 2014   

Australia names aging Brads in T20 squad
(02-11 10:52)

Australia has selected veterans Brad Hogg, Brad Hodge and Brad Haddin in its squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh next month.
Hogg, 43, is set to become the oldest player ever in international T20 cricket, while 39-year-old Hodge has been rewarded for smashing 219 runs at an average of 36.5 for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League.
Test wicketkeeper Haddin, 36, replaces Matt Wade behind the stumps. Fellow-test regulars Shane Watson, David Warner and Mitchell Johnson were also included.
Allrounder James Faulkner has been picked in anticipation he will recover from knee surgery in time for the tournament, which starts March 16.
George Bailey will captain Australia in Bangladesh as the team looks for its first ever World T20 title after four unsuccessful attempts. --AP   
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