Travis Head will stay with Australia A to play a four-day match against Sri Lanka and not connect up with the ODI crew, regardless of a dazzling century in Colombo
Travis Head sent areas of strength for a he stays one of the most in-from fifty-over hitters Australia gloats with a shimmering century for Australia An in Colombo today.
Furthermore, Australia’s selectors communicated something specific right back that he ought to focus on red-ball cricket for the short term, picking to pass on him with the ‘A’ crew to play top-notch cricket against Sri Lanka some time the one-day side starts its ODI series against the host country.
Head’s 110 from 86 aided Australia A to 312, a complete that was pursued somewhere near Sri Lanka A with seven balls in excess in a four-wicket win that squared the two-game List A series at 1-1.
Head had opened for Australia in their three-match ODI series with Pakistan when David Warner was refreshed from the white-ball part of the visit and completed the series as the group’s second most elevated scorer.
Be that as it may, with Warner back and an original capacity batting unit to pick from, Australia’s selectors have considered Head – who had been named in both the ODI and Australia A crews for the covering visit – surplus to necessities.
Not long after Head had posted his eleventh List A century, word came through from Cricket Australia that Head would stay with the A crew as they head south to Hambantota and will play in the four-day, top-of-the-line match beginning June 14.
That very day at the Pallekelle Stadium outside Kandy in the island’s middle, Australia will meet Sri Lanka in the principal ODI.
The news would barely have really shocked Head, who had expected as much given Warner’s return. that side, it’s a hard one to get into,” Head told cricket.com.au preceding flying out to Sri Lanka.
compel the selectors to hand a piece throughout recent months or so with homegrown structure and afterward in Pakistan.
“I’ll attempt to continue to bang the entryway down, and that is all you can truly do.”
Head realistic about the ODI spot in spite of the late run overabundance
The present ton was his third in 50-over cricket starting from the beginning of the Australian summer, and his beyond a year in the configuration, including a spell the previous days.
Head began Friday’s List A match like he was playing a 20-over installation as he and opening accomplice Josh Philippe hustled from the starting position to put on 85 in the initial 10 overs at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo.
Philippe, playing a few course book straight drives including a stunning on-driven six, withdrew for 34 yet Head turned on raise his century from only 76 balls, having pulverized 14 limits and two colossal sixes, his eleventh List A century.
After he fell with Australia at 5-200 in the 30th over, Henry Hunt, the skipper, and allrounder Aaron Hardie put on a 60-run stand.
Chase left for 40 and Hardie breastfed the tail to raise his lady List A fifty preceding he was the last man out pursuing speedy runs, to give Pramod Madushan, who has been called into the Sri Lanka ODI crew, his fourth wicket.
Niroshan Dickwella drove Sri Lanka A pursuit with 83 from 73 balls yet the Australian outfit was again passed on to mourn some messy handling.
About six possibilities had gone asking in the primary match, and a comparative sum today, with three blown run-out possibilities as well as two dropped gets, the most expensive of which demonstrated Head’s relief of Ashen Bandara on 30 whenever a basic opportunity in the profound burst through the fingers and over the rope.