Australia A winter tour squad announced

08 Apr 2014

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The National Selection Panel (NSP) announced the preliminary 21-player Australia A squad for their tour of the top end, which will be coached by Michael Di Venuto with Ryan Harris as his assistant.

Northern Territory centres of Darwin and Palmerston along with Queensland cities of Townsville and Brisbane will host an Australia A Series against South Africa A, India A and CA’s National Performance Squad in July and August.

The preliminary squad is:
Jason Behrendorff (WA)
Cameron Boyce (QLD)
Tom Cooper (SA)
Pat Cummins (NSW)
Ben Cutting (QLD)
Alex Doolan (TAS)
James Faulkner (TAS)
Callum Ferguson (SA)
Peter Forrest (QLD)
Josh Hazlewood (NSW)
Moises Henriques (NSW)
Phillip Hughes (SA)
Chris Lynn (QLD)
Mitchell Marsh (WA)
Peter Nevill (NSW)
Steve O’Keefe (NSW)
Kane Richardson (SA)
Chadd Sayers (SA)
Mitchell Starc (NSW)
Cameron White (VIC)
Sam Whiteman (WA)


The 2014 Australia A series schedule is:

Four-day matches (Brisbane)
July 6-9: Australia A v India A (Allan Border Field)
July 13-16: Australia A v India A (Allan Border Field)

Quadrangular One-Day Series, Darwin
July 20: Australia A v India A (Marrara); Sth Africa A v National Performance Squad (Northline)
July 22: Aust A v National Performance Squad (Marrara); India A v Sth Africa A (Gardens Oval)
July 24: Australia A v Sth Africa A (Northline); India A v National Performance Squad (Gardens Oval)
July 26: National Performance Squad v Aust A (Marrara); Sth Africa A v India A (Gardens Oval)
July 29: Australia A v Sth Africa A (Marrara); National Performance Squad v India A (Northline)
July 31: Australia A v India A (Marrara); National Performance Squad v Sth Africa A (Gardens Oval)
Aug 2: Finals – 1 v 2 (Marrara); 3 v 4 (Gardens Oval)

Four-Day Series (Townsville)
Aug 7-10: Australia A v Sth Africa A (Tony Ireland Stadium)
Aug 14-17: Australia A v Sth Africa A (Tony Ireland Stadium)